Scientific name: Alca torda
Environment located in: nests on sea cliffs, can be found congregating off shore.
sculpture scale: Mini
Suitable for outdoor display: Yes
materials used: High fired ceramics and matt glazes
The razorbill is a medium-sized seabird. It is black above and white below. It has a thick black beak which is deep and blunt, unlike the thinner bill of the similar guillemot. It breeds around the coast of the UK, with the largest colonies in northern Scotland. There are none breeding between the Humber and the Isle of Wight. Birds only come to shore to breed, and winter in the northern Atlantic. The future of this species is linked to the health of the marine environm