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  • Fratercula arctica

    Atlantic puffin

    The Atlantic puffin has a black back, white chest, white on the sides of its head and orangish feet. Because of its large colourful bill, it is sometimes called a sea parrot.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Charadriiformes
    Family
    Alcidae
  • Uria aalge

    Common murre

    This bird has dark chocolate brown plumage on its back, neck and head, and white undersides. Its bill is slender and pointed. It stands erect, like a penguin, when on land.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Charadriiformes
    Family
    Alcidae
  • Somateria spectabilis

    King eider

    This duck has a stocky body. In breeding plumage, the male has a grey head and a black back. Orange outgrowths develop on its bill. The female is brown.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Anseriformes
    Family
    Anatidae (geese and ducks)