Razorbill

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The Razorbill – Alca torda is a large marine Auk of Type – seabird, Family Alcidae and Order Charadriiformes. Apart from breeding it spends its life at sea in the sub-Arctic and Temperate waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. It breeds colonially along suitable cliffs of the N Atlantic, and in winter migrates S to more Temperate waters. In the AWB Region it winters in the Atlantic waters offshore of Morocco.

Type - seabird - nests colonially, in sheltered crevices on coastal cliffs, 
Summer Habitat - low Arctic and N Temperate waters near sea cliffs
Winter Habitat - offshore Temperate waters of the N Atlantic, 

Order:	Charadriiformes
Family:	Alcidae
Genus:	Alca

Species -	Alca torda
Razorbill - Species - ebird.org
Razorbill - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Razorbill - Birds - wildlifetrusts.org
Razorbill - Species - npolar.no
Razorbill - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Razorbill - Images - google.com
Razorbill - Video - youtube.com
Razorbill - Datazone - birdlife.org

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