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Thick-billed Murres --(Uria lomvia) (49727 bytes)

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Thick-billed Murres
Uria lomvia

I am not absolutely sure about this identification, but Common Murres should be in winter plumage with more white on their heads by now. Also, there seems to be a faint white line at the base of the beak.

Location: Eastern Channel, near Sitka, Alaska

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