|Common Name:||Murre, Common|
|Scientific Name:||Uria aalge|
|Area:||Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, Oregon|
|Date:||July 31, 2013|
Common Murres are the penguins of the northern hemisphere. They nest in tightly packed colonies on offshore islands.
|Reference:||Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America by Kaufman / Birds of Oregon by Burrows & Gilligan||