razorbill auk


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razorbill auk

(ˈreɪzəˌbɪl) or razor-billed auk
n
1. (Animals) a common auk, Alca torda, of the North Atlantic, having a thick laterally compressed bill with white markings
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The Maine islands are a meeting ground of north and south, providing the only breeding sites in the United States for Atlantic puffins (Fratercula arctica) and razorbill auks (Alca torda).