auklet


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any of several small auks of the northern Pacific coasts

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Gull predation is also heavier during the full moon phase for Cassin's Auklets Ptychoramphus aleuticus (Nelson, 1989).
Crested and whiskered auklets nest in hollows on rocky islands in the remote northern Pacific Ocean.
Her studies in auklet colonies in Alaska suggest that the tangerine scent intensifies during breeding season.
One pleasant surprise is the first-time discovery of the nesting site of another small seabird, the Cassin's Auklet, on the island.
Since then the rats measuring 4 to 6 inches in body length (tails are an additional 6 to 8 inches) have become a threat to such rare birds as the Xantus' murrelet, Cassin's auklet and ashy-storm petrel.
Hatched and reared in complete darkness, the life of a new rhinoceros auklet has never before been seen -- until now.
and Northwestern Crows have been observed carrying and then feeding on an auklet egg and chicks taken from burrows on that island (Butler et al.
Threats to the Ano Nuevo Rhinoceros Auklet population include oil and chemical pollution (e.
Exactly the gizmo, figured the aviary crew, to peek into the 8-foot-long auklet burrows to see if there were any eggs inside.
Auklet feathers contain a potentially repellant cocktail of organic compounds, Douglas and his colleagues report in the August NATURWISSENSCHAFTEN.
The bus stopped at Sea Lion Caves, not for sea lions but for rhinoceros auklet (`People were just jumping up and down
cristatus, but it can be exceedingly bad news for Ptychoramphus aleuticus, commonly known as Cassin's auklet.
Gradually, however, the western gulls have expanded their nesting habitat and now nest all over SEFI, including in high quality auklet and petrel habitat, which is scarce on the island.
Repertoire structure was similar across auklet species: the basic vocal units (i.
Fisher (1952) reports Northern Fulmars scavenging Rhinoceros Auklet (Cerorhinca monocerata) and Puffin (Fratercula spp.