Cassin's Auklet

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Cassin's Auklet

Ptychoramphus aleuticus
  • ORDER: Charadriiformes
  • FAMILY: Alcidae
Basic Description

A small, dark, gregarious seabird, the Cassin's Auklet can be found feeding in flocks and nesting in colonies from Alaska to Mexico.

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Other Names
  • Mérgulo Sombrío (Spanish)
  • Starique de Cassin (French)
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