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Common Guillemot (Uria aalge)
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Behaviour

Pre-breeding behaviour

Breeding behaviour

Post-fledging behaviour


Individual Guillemots on Lundy
Recent articles on Common Guillemots

  • Anderson, H.B., Evans, P.G.H., Potts, J.M., Harris, M.P. & Wanless, S. (2014) "The diet of Common Guillemot Uria aalge chicks provides evidence of changing prey communities in the North Sea" Ibis 156:23-34
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12099
  • Crook, K.A. & Davoren, G.K. (2014) "Underwater behaviour of common murres foraging on capelin: influences of prey density and antipredator behaviour" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 501:279-290
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps10696
  • Barrett, R.T. (2013) "No difference in chick-provisioning by bridled and non-bridled Common Guillemots Uria aalge" Seabird 26:1-7
    [PDF 132K]
  • Bennett, S.G., Burke, C.M., Hedd, A., & Montevecchi, W.A. (2013) "Comparison of Capelin Mallotus villosus in the prey loads of Common Murres Uria aalge and Northern Gannets Morus bassanus foraging from the same breeding site in the northwest Atlantic" Marine Ornithology 41(2):179-182
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  • Cox, S.L., Scott, B.E. & Camphuysen, C.J. (2013) "Combined spatial and tidal processes identify links between pelagic prey species and seabirds" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 479:203-221
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps10176
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