A mixed flock of Alcids (family Alcidae) sits on the water as a Herring Gull flies through the fog. The black birds with white on their wings are Black Guillemots, while the fuzzy bird with the white belly to the left is a Razorbill. These birds are coastal feeders, foraging for fish with underwater dives. Black Guillemots nest among the rock crevices of Kent Island by simply laying one or two eggs in a sheltered nook. No nest material needed.


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