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Cepphus grylle
Guillemot 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 swimmers. 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.

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- term comprises two genera: Uria and Cepphus. In North America the Uria species are called "murres" and only the Cepphus species are called "guillemots"....
- There are also fossil forms Cepphus olsoni Howard, 1982 (San Luis Rey River Late Miocene - Early Pliocene of W USA) Cepphus storeri Harrison, 1977 (Red...
- The pigeon guillemot (Cepphus columba) is a species of bird in the auk family, Alcidae. One of three species in the genus Cepphus, it is most closely related...
- Cepphini – true guillemots Cepphus Black guillemot or tystie, Cepphus grylle Pigeon guillemot, Cepphus columba Kurile guillemot, Cepphus columba snowi Spectacled...
- The black guillemot or tystie (Cepphus grylle) is a medium-sized seabird of the alcid family, Alcidae, native throughout northern Atlantic coasts and...
- Male and female Pigeon Guillemot, Cepphus columba, mutual courtship display...
-   Cepphus columba (pigeon guillemot)     Cepphus carbo (spectacled guillemot)  ...
- The spectacled guillemot or sooty guillemot (Cepphus carbo) is a seabird in the auk family. This species is about 38 cm (15 in) with red legs, black bill...
- such as the common loon (Gavia immer); auks such as the pigeon guillemot (Cepphus columba), rhinoceros auklet (Cerorhinca monocerata), common murre (Uria...
- 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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