Horned Puffin Identification

Adult Description

Stocky, large-headed black-and-white waterbird. Black upperparts. Black throat. White underparts. Very deep, rounded bill. Bill yellow at base and red near tip during breeding season.

Immature Description

Resembles nonbreeding adult, without "horn" above eye.
Relative Size

Relative Sizecrow sizedcrow-sized
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Weight: 17.0-22.9 oz (483-648 g)