Black Guillemot

Cepphus grylle

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)

Code 4

BLGU

Code 6

CEPGRY

ITIS

HEAD

Black Guillemot Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to black-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

Black Guillemot Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 31 cm (12.14 in)
  • Weight: 405 g (14.3 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Black
  • Underparts: Black
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Black Guillemot Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with rapid wing beats low over water.
  • Wingspan Range: 58 cm (23 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Red-orange
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