Uria aalge


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the most frequent variety of murre

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Key words: Digestibility, fat excretion, nutrition, oil spill, rehabilitation, avian, seabirds, common murres, Uria aalge, Western grebes, Aechmophorus occidentalis
Intercolony movement and behaviour of immature guillemots Uria aalge. Ibis 135:264-270.
Intraspecific variation in extra-pair copulation and mate defence in Common Guillemots Uria aalge. Behaviour 107:157-185.
In the analysis that follows, we consider these northern European colonies as substitutes of the local common murre population, given that they are classified as the same subspecies (Uria aalge albionus) in the Spanish catalogue of threatened species (Mourino, Arcos, and Alcalde, 2003).
Guillemot (Uria aalge) Size - Up to 45cm with 73cm wingspan.
The bird, a common murre (Uria aalge), was one of 1,254 oily fowl found injured or dead along beaches from Point Reyes to Monterey in Northern California, where globs of mystery oil began washing up last winter.
In this study we investigate the aggregative response of Common Murres (Uria aalge) and Thick-billed Murres (Uria lomvia) to capelin (Mallotus villosus), from a data set collected on a cruise in the Barents Sea during February and March 1993 (see Plate 1).
Such injured biological resources included bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), black oystercatchers (Haematopus bachmani), common loons (Gavia immer), clams, common murres (Uria aalge), cormorants (Phalacrocorax, three species), cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii), Dolly Varden trout (Salvelinus malma), harlequin ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus), harbor seals (Phoca vitulina), Kittlitz's murrelets (Brachyramphus brevirostris), marbled murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus marmoratus), killer whales (Orcinus orca), mussels (Mytilus edulis), Pacific herring (Clupea harengus), river otters (Lutra canadensis), pigeon guillemots (Cepphus columba), pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha), rockfish (Sebastes sp.), sea otters (Enhydra lutris), and sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka).
This species later was reported from another charadriiform, a guillemot, Uria aalge aalge, at the Rotterdam Zoo (Poelma and Strik, 1966).
Wear of rings used on Guillemots Uria aalge: Caution in the estimation of survival rates.
Serum electrolyte concentrations of northern fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) (n = 9), western grebes (Aechmophorus occidentalis) (n = 6), and common murres (Uria aalge) (n = 25) housed on freshwater while undergoing rehabilitation at the San Francisco Bay Oiled Wildlife Care and Education Center in Fairfield, California, were compared with reference intervals from free-ranging populations.
Other species of birds on Willoughby Rock include Common Murre (Uria aalge), Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), Heermann's Gull (Larus heermanni), and Brandt's Cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus).