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NOAA Photo Library Image - anim1955

Common murre colony sharing nesting area with California brown pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis). Note gregarious bunching of murres as opposed to fairly constant ring of personal space around each pelican. Aerial photograph.

Image ID: anim1955, NOAA's Ark - Animals Collection
Location: California, Millers Point Rocks
Photo Date: 1996 May 23
Credit: Common Murre Project, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; NOAA/NESDIS/NODC Data Rescue Project

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