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Related to Fratercula: Atlantic puffin
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Noun1.Fratercula - puffinsFratercula - puffins        
bird genus - a genus of birds
Alcidae, family Alcidae - web-footed diving seabirds of northern seas: auks; puffins; guillemots; murres; etc.
Atlantic puffin, Fratercula arctica - common puffin of the northern Atlantic
Fratercula corniculata, horned puffin - northern Pacific puffin
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pygmaea Rhinoceros Auklet 507 330 Cerorhinca monocerata Puffin (unidentified) * 707 460 Horned Puffin 537 31% 349 Fratercula corniculata Tufted Puffin F.
Metcalf (1963) included the following 9 species in the genus Haphsa in his catalogue of Cicadidae: Haphsa conformis Distant, Haphsa crassa Distant, Haphsa fratercula Distant, Haphsa karenensis Ollenbach, Haphsa meeki Distant, Haphsa nana Distant, Haphsa nicomache (Walker), Haphsa opercularis Distant, and Haphsa velitaris (Distant).
By 1971, the National Trust had become keener on culling when it was revealed that seal overcrowding was damaging the vegetation of the islands and that Atlantic puffin Fratercula arctica burrows were being crushed.
In this way, we obtained data (see Appendix for sources) of the species Anser caerulescens in the order Anseriformes; Accipiter nisus, Fratercula arctica, Haematopus ostralegus, Morus bassanus, Phalacrocorax aristotelis, Pluvialis apricaria, Puffinus diomedea, Rissa tridaczyla, Tringa hypoleucos, and T.
An experimental study of reduced parental effort and future reproductive success in the puffin Fratercula arctica.
The food, growth and fledging success of Norwegian puffin chicks Fratercula arctica in 1980-1983.