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Cepphus grylleGuillemot Guil"le*mot`, n. [F.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of several northern sea birds, allied to the auks. They
have short legs, placed far back, and are expert divers and
Note: The common guillemots, or murres, belong to the genus
Uria (as U. troile); the black or foolish guillemot
(Cepphus grylle, formerly Uria grylle), is called
also sea pigeon and eligny. See Murre.
Meaning of Cepphus from wikipedia
- term comprises
two genera: Uria and Cepphus
. In North America
the Uria species
"murres" and only the Cepphus species
are also fossil forms Cepphus olsoni
Howard, 1982 (San Luis Rey River
- Early Pliocene
of W USA) Cepphus storeri
Harrison, 1977 (Red...
- The pigeon guillemot
columba) is a species
of bird in the auk family, Alcidae. One of three species
in the genus Cepphus
, it is most closely
– true guillemots Cepphus Black guillemot
or tystie, Cepphus grylle Pigeon
guillemot, Cepphus columba Kurile
guillemot, Cepphus columba snowi
- The black guillemot
grylle) is a medium-sized seabird
of the alcid
family, Alcidae, native throughout northern Atlantic coasts
- Male and female Pigeon
columba, mutual courtship
- Cepphus columba
(pigeon guillemot) Cepphus carbo
(spectacled guillemot) ...
- The spectacled guillemot
or sooty guillemot
carbo) is a seabird
in the auk family. This species
38 cm (15 in) with red legs, black
- such as the common
loon (Gavia immer); auks such as the pigeon guillemot
columba), rhinoceros auklet
(Cerorhinca monocerata), common murre
- to those
of the waders
and waterfowl. Some, such as the black guillemot Cepphus grylle
and some gulls, are quite
sedentary; others, such as most terns...
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