Ancient Murrelet

Synthliboramphus antiquus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)

Code 4

ANMU

Code 6

SYNANT

ITIS

HEAD

Ancient Murrelet Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to brownish black at all ages.
  • Head pattern: Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black with white streaking.
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Ancient Murrelet Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 25 cm (10 in)
  • Weight: 207 g (7.3 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black, Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Ancient Murrelet Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Swift darting direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 41 cm (16 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Blue-gray and sometimes yellow-gray.
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X