Uria

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Uria

The Common Murre (Uria aalge) is a huge seabird (auk) that ranges from low-Arctic as well as boreal waters in the North-Atlantic and North Pacific.

A high leaflet, it invests a lot of its time at sea, just pertaining to land to reproduce on high cliffs and also rough shores. It makes no nest, where the lone egg is incubated on bare rock.

Men typically measure 38 – 46 centimeters long with a 61 – 73 cm wingspan. Weight differs from 945 g to 1044 g. The bird is recognizable by its dark head and also brief wings, white belly, dark head and wings, and dark sharp expense. It feeds on fishes, krill, squid, and also marine worms.

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