Thick-billed Murre

Uria lomvia

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)

Code 4

TBMU

Code 6

URILOM

ITIS

HEAD

Thick-billed Murre Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Specialized
  • Eye Color: Slate gray through dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Thick-billed Murre Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 46 cm (18 in)
  • Weight: 952 g (33.6 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Thick-billed Murre Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong rapid flight low over water on short whirring wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 71-81 cm (28-32 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black
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