Adult Black Guillemot

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Colouring Black body, white patch on wing, red legs
Voice Shrill high whistle
Feeds on Small fish and crustaceans
Flight Low, quick and direct
Nesting Ground
Social Family Groups
Adult Black Guillemot
Adult Black Guillemot
Page Last Updated 11/4/2019 6:25:10 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Declining
Order Charadriiformes
Family Alcidae
Species Cepphus grylle
Category Terns
StdName Black Guillemot
Vital Statistics
Length 11.8 to 12.6 ins
Weight 12.0 to 15.9 ozs
Wingspan 20.5 to 22.8 ins
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Black Guillemot (Species=Cepphus grylle / Standard Name=Black Guillemot)