Dark line curving down behind eye
Listen to its call.
Leaving Sidney Spit last Saturday after my discovery of two new birds, I received an added bonus on the ferry trip home when we passed a flock of these birds.
These large auks are mainly found in open marine waters and gather in large flocks far offshore; they only stay on land to breed. Hmm...It's a good thing I took a little trip on the water then.
Learn more about the Common Murre.