Merlin Bird Graphic

Merlin Bird ID

Try our free app foriOS | AndroidWeb version coming soon!
Recently Viewed Species

    Horned Puffin

    Silhouette AuksAuks

    Horned Puffin

    Fratercula corniculata
    • ORDER: Charadriiformes
    • FAMILY: Alcidae
    Basic Description

    A striking seabird, the Horned Puffin nests in colonies on islands and coastlines of Alaska. It spends most of the year on the high seas of the northern Pacific.

    More ID Info
    image of range map for Horned PuffinRange map provided by Birds of North AmericaExplore Maps
    Other Names
    • Frailecillo corniculado (Spanish)
    • Macareux cornu (French)
    • Cool Facts