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Correction: Black Guillemots Have Webbed Feet

Guillemots_PairAs any naturalist should know, chances are great that if a bird must swim in order to capture its food, it probably has webbed feet!

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5 responses

  1. Jon

    The red foot in the mystery photo does not appear to be webbed. Was Sally Grassi able to clarify weather it was or wasn’t?

    February 17, 2015 at 10:08 am

  2. Mimi

    What was he doing out at night? Are they nocturnal, too? Love your blog – I learn so much.

    February 17, 2015 at 10:11 am

  3. Colleen Abrams

    Beautiful photo. Many thanks for all your good work. Colleen

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    From: Naturally Curious with Mary Holland [mailto:comment-reply@wordpress.com] Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 9:04 AM To: colleen.abrams@verizon.net Subject: [New post] Correction: Black Guillemots Have Webbed Feet

    Mary Holland posted: “As any naturalist should know, chances are great that if a bird must swim in order to capture its food, it probably has webbed feet!”

    February 17, 2015 at 10:25 am

  4. Jean Harrison

    Grebes don’t have webbed feet though they have lobes or flaps on their toes. Coots are similar, but I think their relatives purple gallinule and moorhen don’t even have those lobes. Again – I think , I haven’t actually seen their feet.

    February 17, 2015 at 3:14 pm

  5. Gaylee Amend

    good excuse for a gorgeous photo

    February 18, 2015 at 7:16 pm

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