Other Names: Brünnich's Guillemot, Pallas' Murre
Distribution: arctic coasts worldwide.
Size: 40-44 cm in length with a 64-75 cm wingspan.
Plumage: Adult birds are matte black on the head, neck, back and wings with white undersides. They have a small rounded black tail. The throat and cheeks become white in winter. The legs and eyes are black and the beak is black with a white stripe on the sides.