The bill and tail are black. It rotates deep steady wing beats with long glides. The black line on the rump extends onto the tail. Feeds mostly on fish, some crustaceans and insects. Medium-length wings with brown-black flight feathers. Black Grey Brown Blue Green Purple Red Pink Orange Beige Yellow White. Buoyant, graceful pigeon-like flight with fluttering wing strokes alternating with soaring glides. Direct flight is light and buoyant. Head, neck and underparts are white. Diet includes fish, crustaceans and insects. Juvenile has black-brown underparts. Feeds on aquatic invertebrates and vegetation. Elegant Tern: Medium tern, pale gray upperparts, white underparts may have pink tint. Strong powerful direct flight. Formerly known as Greater Flamingo. Mitch Waite Group. Red-faced Cormorant: Dark brown to black with variable green and violet iridecsence. It has a direct flight with quick wing beats. Sooty Tern: This medium-sized tern has long wings, a deeply forked tail, black crown, nape, and upperparts and a broad triangular white forehead patch. Swift direct flight. Its flight is bounding and erratic with frequent changes of direction and speed. Wilson's Plover: Medium plover, gray-brown upperparts and cap. It has black flight feathers and bright red legs and feet. Oriental Plover: Small plover, white head, gray-brown on crown and back, black band separates orange-brown breast from white belly. California Gull: This is a medium-sized gull with a white head and underparts, gray wings and black wing tips. It mainly feeds on insects and other small invertebrates. Bill, legs are bright orange, upper bill develops a fibrous keel during breeding season. Wings have conspicuous pale brown patches visible in flight. Western Grebe: Large, long-necked grebe with dark gray upperparts, white underparts, gray sides and flanks. The sexes are similar. Feeds on squid and small fish. It often flies with erratic changes of direction. Direct flight on rapid wing beats. Legs and feet are black. Outer three primaries black-gray. Crown, face, and throat are black; nape is red-brown. Legs, feet are red. Swift, erratic flight, alternating several shallow, rapid wing beats with short to long glides. Flesh-footed Shearwater: This is a large, bulky shearwater with a dark brown body and a darker head and tail. Flap-and-glide flight, also soars on thermals. Swift and direct flight low over the water. Terek Sandpiper: Medium-sized sandpiper with lightly spotted gray upperparts, white underparts, and gray wash on upper breast. It can be distinguished from sparrows by its longer bill and habit of wagging its tail up and down. Some Atlantic birds have a narrow white eye-ring and stripe extending past the eye. Hooked bill is dark, legs are pink. Common Raven: Large raven with all-black body, large, stout bill, wedge-shaped tail. Short-tailed Shearwater: This medium-sized shearwater has a dark brown body and traces of white in the center of the upperwings. Bill, legs, and feet are black. Legs and feet are yellow. Long-billed Curlew: Very large sandpiper with brown mottled upperparts, buff-brown underparts with dark streaks and spots. Back, breast and neck have vivid black-bordered white bars. Sexes are similar. Wings show bright patch of orange-brown on coverts. Long, slightly forked tail, often fanned out. Feeds on invertebrates. Undertail coverts are white. It has a white head and yellow bill with a black ring near the tip. Dark morph is dark gray overall, silver-gray to white base on underwing flight feathers. Female, winter male lack orange-brown and black on head, white below, on front, buff nape and behind eye. Cassin's Auklet: Small seabird with slate-gray upperparts, pale gray underparts, white belly. Bar-tailed Godwit: This large shorebird has a long upcurved bill, scaled brown, black and gray mottled upperparts and pale red-brown underparts. It has a direct flight with steady wing beats. Black Storm-Petrel: Small seabird, brown-black overall with long, dark wings showing pale bar on upper side, and forked tail. The tail is black with white outer tail feathers that are conspicuous in flight and flicked continually when walking. Feeds on small fish and squid. The sexes are similar. It has a rapid direct flight with strong wing beats and flies high, usually in V- formations. Sexes are similar. Diet includes fish, crabs, clams, eggs, carrion and garbage. Gray legs, feet. The sexes are similar. Bill is large, conical, and bright orange-red. Diet includes insects and worms. Direct flight with rapid wing beats. Eurasian Coot: Medium, squat marsh bird, all black with white bill, frontal shield. Swift, powerful undulating flight. The bill is black, and it feeds on squid and crustaceans. 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