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Pigeon Guillemot (Cepphus columba)

Articles on Pigeon Guillemots
  • Vilchis, L.I., Johnson, C.K., Evenson, J.R., Pearson, S.F., Barry, K.L., Davidson, P., Raphael, M.G. & Gaydos, J.K. (2014) "Assessing ecological correlates of marine bird declines to inform marine conservation" Conservation Biology 29(1):154-163
  • Smith, N.A. & Clarke, J.A. (2012) "Endocranial Anatomy of the Charadriiformes: Sensory System Variation and the Evolution of Wing-Propelled Diving" PLoS ONE 7(11): e49584
  • Burger, A.E., Hitchcock, C.L., Stewart, E.A. & Davoren, G.K. (2008) "Coexistence and spatial distributions of Marbled Murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus) and other alcids off southwest Vancouver Island, British Columbia" Auk 125(1):192204
  • Mills, K.L., Laidig, T., Ralston, S. & Sydeman, W.J. (2007) "Diets of top predators indicate pelagic juvenile rockfish (Sebastes spp.) abundance in the California Current System" Fisheries Oceanography 16(3):273-283
  • Byrd, G.V., Renner, H.M., & Renner, M. (2005) "Distribution patterns and population trends of breeding seabirds in the Aleutian Islands" Fisheries Oceanography 14(s1):139-159


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  • Wikipedia - Pigeon Guillemot is a species of bird in the auk family, Alcidae. It is endemic to the Pacific Ocean. It closely resembles the other members of the genus Cepphus, particularly the black guillemot, which is slightly smaller and lacks dark wing lines.