Rhinoceros Auklet

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Rhinoceros Auklet

Cerorhinca monocerata
  • ORDER: Charadriiformes
  • FAMILY: Alcidae
Basic Description

Named for the vertical white plate at the base of its bill, the Rhinoceros Auklet is a bird of the coastlines and open seas of the north Pacific. The only member of its genus, it is closely related to puffins.

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Other Names
  • Alca Unicórnea (Spanish)
  • Macareux rhinocéros (French)
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