Fratercula corniculata


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fratercula corniculata - northern Pacific puffinFratercula corniculata - northern Pacific puffin    
puffin - any of two genera of northern seabirds having short necks and brightly colored compressed bills
References in periodicals archive ?
pygmaea Rhinoceros Auklet 507 330 Cerorhinca monocerata Puffin (unidentified) * 707 460 Horned Puffin 537 31% 349 Fratercula corniculata Tufted Puffin F.
Horned Puffin Fratercula corniculata: This species was the last of the family Alcidae to arrive at its nesting sites on the south coast.
The largest documented arctic fox larder contained 107 least auklets (Aethia pusilla), 18 creasted auklets (Aethia cristaletta), 7 fork-tailed storm-petrels (Oceanodroma furcata), 3 tufted puffins (Lunda cirrhata) and a horned puffin (Fratercula corniculata; Murie, 1959).