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Crested murrelet

(Synthliboramphus wumizusume)

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Description

The Japanese murrelet or crested murrelet (Synthliboramphus wumizusume) is a small bird that inhabits rocky islets and reefs in the warm waters of Japan and southern Korea.Its non breeding range includes Hokkaido and southern parts of Primorye and Sakhalin.It has black and bluish grey upper body and white underparts plumage.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Alcidae
Genus:Synthliboramphus
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