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Pigeon Guillemot

Cepphus columba

Notes:

Many of these birds were off the coast of Alcatraz around noon. I did not spot any when I went back to the dock at 3:00.

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2 Comments

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 8 years ago

Nice!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

My book says they swim underwater using their wings, are silent and only come ashore to breed. They are related to Auks.

Michael Drum
Spotted by
Michael Drum

San Francisco, California, USA

Spotted on May 20, 2012
Submitted on May 20, 2012

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