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California Common Murre colony

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Enlarged excerpt from a photograph, showing evidence of nesting and chick-feeding in the California Common Murre colony on Prince Island. Left red circle highlights an adult murre holding a fish in its bill; center circle highlights a murre egg fragment, with yellowish interior of eggshell visible; right circle highlights another adult murre also holding a fish, possibly attempting to feed prey to a chick.


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