horned puffin

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Synonyms for horned puffin

northern Pacific puffin

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At the northern limit of their breeding range, they nested mostly in cliff-face crevices, competing with horned puffins for suitable nest sites.
The ratio of tufted to horned puffins sharply decreased from 2.
A horned puffin in search of a mate takes on a devilish look appropriate to the activity, sporting "horns," really only fleshy spikes, above each eye.
Wehle observed that when natural fluctuations made high-energy capelin and sand eels scarce near Buldir Island, tufted and horned puffins had to prey upon less nutritious squid.
You'll also get to marvel at the horned puffins, expert diving birds that descend from rocky shores to delve the depths for food.
Fur seals, horned puffins, murres, cormorants, and other seabirds that depend on pollock are also in sharp decline.
Horned puffins, in such numbers they seemed like vast rafts from a distance, rose and fell in the swell.
A cruise around the seabird rookery, Gull Island, is a bird-lover's dream as large numbers of tufted puffins, horned puffins, pigeon guillemots, black-legged kittiwakes, glaucous-winged gulls and common murres flit on and off its cliffs.