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Razorbill

Silhouette AuksAuks
RazorbillAlca torda
  • ORDER: Charadriiformes
  • FAMILY: Alcidae

Basic Description

A large auk of the northern Atlantic Ocean, the Razorbill can be found offshore in winter as far south as New Jersey, and occasionally Virginia.

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Other Names

  • Alca Común (Spanish)
  • Petit Pingouin (French)
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