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Horned Puffin

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==References== ==References==
# Clements, James F. 2007. ''The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World''. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019 # Clements, James F. 2007. ''The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World''. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019
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Fratercula corniculata

Photo by martinuk
Photo by martinuk

Contents

Identification

  • Bill is yellow at the base and red at the tip
  • Small fleshy black "horn" above their eyes
  • White face
    • Dark line extending from the back of the eye
  • Red feet

Distribution

Siberia, Alaska and British Columbia.

Taxonomy

This species is monotypic[#References|[1]]]</sup>

Habitat

Rocky coastal areas

Behaviour

Breeding

Nest are built in burrows, in rocky cavities or among rocks.

Diet

Includes fish, squid and crustaceans.

References

  1. Clements, James F. 2007. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019

External Links

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