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Guillemot

Guillemots
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Alcidae
Genera
Cepphus
Uria

The guillemots are penguin-like marine birds in the auk family.

Some species, in the genus Uria nest in large colonies on cliff edges, but the Cepphus breed in small groups on rocky coasts.

The five species are:

Genus Cepphus

Summer and winter plumages

Genus Uria



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