Pigeon Guillemot

Cepphus columba

Pigeon guillemots are pigeon-sized water birds. Using their wings as paddles and their feet as rudders, they dive more than 150 feet deep to the sea bottom. They use their narrow bills to probe for fish, crabs, and other prey among the vegetation and rocks.

Fact File

where to see themWhere to see them: Wings of the World
lengthLength: 10.5 to 14.5 in
weightWeight: 1.1 lbs
habitatHabitat: Ocean and rocky coastal cliffs
dietDiet: Fish and aquatic invertebrates