Horned Puffin

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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)
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