Marbled Murrelet

Other Names: none

Distribution: North Pacific coasts.

Description:

Size: 24-25 cm in length.

Plumage: In summer, they are brown above, marbled with light brown and gray below. In winter, they are black above and white below, with a white wing patch and incomplete white collar. The beak and eyes are black.

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Marbled Murrelet

Marbled Murrelet

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Regions
alaska
british columbia
california
oregon
pacific coast
washington
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
pointed-tail
Wing Shape
tapered-wings
Habitat
coasts
Forests
Color
brown
Body Shape
upright-perching-water
Size
medium
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
auks, murres and puffins - alcidae
Conservation Status
Endangered
Bird Species