Pigeon Guillemot

Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, British Columbia

The Pigeon Guillemot ( Cepphus columba ) is a medium sized seabird. As you can see in the photo, they have bright red feet. The Pigeon Guillemot often scales vertical rock faces by vigorous flapping of its wings combined with the use of the sharp claws on its webbed feet. It's one of the few members of the auk and puffin family to lay two eggs. Nearly all others lay only one egg.