Tag: thick-billed murres

November 10, 2021

Adapted to Arctic cold, murres are vulnerable to a warming climate

When researchers heard reports of thick-billed murres dying on their nests on sunny days on the Hudson Bay in Nunavut, Canada, they wondered if the birds were having trouble dealing...

August 2, 2019

Watch: Murres dive deep on fishing missions

Rappelling down a 650-foot cliff to catch seabirds on a remote island just below the Arctic Circle was scary enough. “The first time you look over and you rappel over,...