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  • Buccinum undatum

    Waved whelk

    The soft body of the waved whelk is white, spotted with black. It is covered with a whorled cream-coloured shell. The head of this marine snail bears two antennae.

    Class
    Gasteropoda
    Order
    Caenogastropoda
    Family
    Buccinidae
  • Numenius phaeopus

    Whimbrel

    This is a large shore bird with a long, sharp beak that curves downwards. It can be identified by its brown colour and striped head.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Charadriiformes
    Family
    Scolopacidae
  • Zonotrichia leucophrys

    White-crowned sparrow

    This bird may be distinguished from the white-throated sparrow (which also has a black and white crown) by its slightly larger size and paler, rosy or yellowish bill, and by the absence of both a y

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Fringillidae
  • Pseudopleuronectes americanus

    Winter flounder

    The winter flounder is an oblong laterally compressed flatfish. Its two eyes are set on the right side of its head, or the top side of its body.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Pleuronectiformes
    Family
    Pleuronectidae
  • Leucoraja ocellata

    Winter skate

    This skate has a rounded snout.

    Class
    Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fish)
    Order
    Rajiformes
    Family
    Rajidae