Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Pigeon Guillemot

Cepphus columba


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.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID


Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 8 years ago


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

Related Spottings

Black Guillemot Pigeon Guillemot Black Guillemot Black Guillemot

Nearby Spottings

Foxtail Agave Spotting Western Gull Snowy Egret


Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors