Pigeon Guillemot

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A member of the puffin family, Pigeon Guillemots are a predominantly black seabird (except for white wings) that prefers feeding in shallower water and not venturing too far to sea. They are adept rock climbers having the ability to scale cliffs with a rapid flapping of its wings and leverage provided by very sharp claws that allow it to "walk" up a rock face.


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