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Any of various small auks of the genus Aethia and related genera of northern Pacific coasts and waters.


(Animals) any of various small auks of the genera Aethia and Ptychoramphus


(ˈɔk lɪt)

any of several small auks of N Pacific coasts, as Aethia cristatella, having a crest of recurved plumes.
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Noun1.auklet - any of several small auks of the northern Pacific coastsauklet - any of several small auks of the northern Pacific coasts
auk - black-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas
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Off British Columbia, growth rates of rhinoceros auklet (Cerorhinca moncerata) chicks are positively correlated with abundance of Pacific sand lance (Bertram and Kaiser, 1993).
Key words: alcid, British Columbia, Cassin's Auklet, female, lighthouse strikes, mortality, Pine Island, Ptychoramphus aleuticus
The facility will replace the current maintenance shop located at 553 East Auklet Avenue which was built in the 1950s.
Foram encaminhados para o servico de TC do Hospital Veterinario Santa Ines, de Sao Paulo, SP, doze animais com historico neoplasias cerebral (Tabela 1), foi utilizado um tomografo helicoidal, Toshiba[R] modelo Auklet e protocolo de exame com cortes transversais 3mm por 3mm de incremento no cranio, avaliado desde a regiao do osso occipital ate seio frontal.
Stu Preissler Steve Martin Brad Harris Jack Black Kenny Bostick Owen Wilson Raymond Brian Dennehy Annie Auklet Anjelica Huston Ellie Rashida Jones Jessica Rosamund Pike Brenda Dianne Wiest Edith JoBeth Williams With: Jim Parsons, Joel McHale, Kevin Pollak, Tim Blake Nelson.
The book could serve as beach reading too; marine birds such as the albatross and rhinoceros auklet put in appearances.
Crested auklets suffered similarly with their crests taped down, but adding an artificial crest to the naturally unadorned least auklet, which also nests on the islands but in more open areas, didn't help these birds avoid bumps.
But the alcidine family of birds, such as the rhinoceros auklet, that inhabit in rocks, are difficult to find.
s (1995) study, late-hatched Rhinoceros Auklet chicks remained in the nest as long as early chicks, but departed at lower mass.