Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle (Linnaeus, 1758)Reviewable (MD/DCRC)  Synonyms: BLGU, Tystie.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Charadriiformes   >   Family Alcidae   >   Genus Cepphus   

Status:

Thomas Doebel's sighting from Ocean City, Maryland on 1/20/2018 (MD/DCRC #2018-004) is expected to be accepted as Maryland's first record of the species. The MD/DCRC had already accepted "guillemot sp." as a sight record from Sandy Point SP, Anne Arundel Co. on 3/11/1993 (#1994-003).

Where to find:

Be really lucky and/or persistent at the Ocean City Inlet in winter. More records expected over time!

There is 1 record in the project database.

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A Black Guillemot in Worcester Co., Maryland (1/20/2018). Photo by Thomas Doebel. (MBP list)

A Black Guillemot in Worcester Co., Maryland (1/20/2018). Photo by Thomas Doebel. (MBP list)

A Black Guillemot in Worcester Co., Maryland (1/20/2018). Photo by Thomas Doebel. (MBP list)

A Black Guillemot in Worcester Co., Maryland (1/20/2018). Photo by Thomas Doebel. (MBP list)

A Black Guillemot in Worcester Co., Maryland (1/20/2018). Photo by Thomas Doebel. (MBP list)

A Black Guillemot in Worcester Co., Maryland (1/20/2018). Photo by Thomas Doebel. (MBP list)


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