Common Murre

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Colouring Black upper, white lower
Voice Loud whirring
Feeds on Fish
Flight Low, fast and direct
Nesting Cliff
Social Family Groups
Common Murre
Also Known As ..
Common Guillemot
Page Last Updated 3/8/2020 2:45:02 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status LC-Least Concern
Order Charadriiformes
Family Alcidae
Species Uria aalge
Category Auks
StdName Common Murre
Vital Statistics
Length 15.0 to 21.3 ins
Weight 30.1 to 40.0 ozs
Wingspan 25.2 to 28.7 ins
Lifespan 10 to 20 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution (underline = this CommonName used here) YCommon SScarce RRare NNot Seen
Region EUEurope
Region NANorth America
Country CACanada
Country USUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Common Murre (Species=Uria aalge / Standard Name=Common Murre)