Razorbill

Alca torda

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)

Code 4

RAZO

Code 6

ALCTOR

ITIS

HEAD

Razorbill Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Specialized
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

SPONSORED ADVERTISEMENTS

BODY

Razorbill Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 41-46 cm (16-18 in)
  • Weight: 771 g (27.2 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Razorbill Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Rapid powerful flight low over water on whirring wings. Flies in straight lines when foraging or traveling long distances.
  • Wingspan Range: 64-69 cm (25-27 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Dark gray
.
Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X