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Definition of the noun auklet
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noun - plural: auklets
- any of several small auks of the northern Pacific coasts
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Environmental Impact Statement
The rhinoceros auklet is a pelagic migratory breeding seabird common along most of the West Coast in fall and winter. It breeds colonially in burrows in maritime and inland grassy slopes, occasionally on flat ground on forest floors, usually ...
Environmental Impact Statement
Cassin's Auklet is a colonial nesting bird that lays its eggs in burrows of its own construction and returns to the nesting colony only under cover of darkness. They return to breeding colonies on the Farallon Islands in December, with first eggs ...
The Museum (1894)
The Auklet is a fairly abundant species on the island and prefers the lower portions on which to nest. Here it is found in deserted rabbit burrows beneath the rocks and in all probability it often excavates its own burrows. It also nests about ...
by Rich Stallcup, Jules Evens
in Northern California, and distributed broadly from Alaska to Baja, Cassin's Auklet is a bird rarely seen from shore. This uniformly mouse-gray alcid is chunky , slightly larger than the Ancient Murrelet, and noticeably smaller than the ...
The Private Lives of Birds (2011)
A Scientist Reveals the Intricacies of Avian Social Life by Bridget Stutchbury
The rhinoceros auklet is a sootygrey seabird that nests in burrows, often on islands, along the coasts of the northern Pacific. Figure 6.1. Thisfigure shows the daily weight lossofcommon murre parents of asingle offspring. Parents ofasonlost ...
Cassin's Auklet (Ptychoramphus aleuticus) Cassin's Auklet is the most abundant of the alcids found in the Southern California Bight, where it is a permanent resident. Its breeding range, the most extensive of the alcids, extends from the ...
by Jonathan Alderfer
Cassin's Auklet is a small, short- necked auklet with adullplumage that remains fairly uniformatallagesandseasons . Its flight appears weak; it usually takes off from seawith difficulty at the approach ...
Avian survivors (2011)
The History and Biogeography of Palearctic Birds by Clive Finlayson
Cerorhinca The Holarctic Rhinoceros Auklet is a mid-latitude (Latitude Category D) specialist that breeds in the Eastern Palearctic and is partially migratory. Fratercula The three species of puffins breed in the Palearctic. The Atlantic Puffin F.
Winged Sentinels (2011)
Birds and Climate Change by Janice Wormworth, Cagan H. Sekercioglu
The gregarious Cassin's auklet is a dark—feathered seabird that mainly eats krill —like zooplankton. This plankton preference means its fate is more directly tied to ocean productivity than that of tufted puffins and rhinoceros auklets (larger ...
Channel Islands National Monument (N.M.)/National Park (N.P.), Statement for Management (1976) B1; San Miguel and Prince Islands, Statement for Management (1978) B2; Alternatives for Visitor Use, Interpretation, General Development, Environmental Assessment (EA) (1979) B3; Draft Natural and Cultural Resource(s) Management Plan (RMP), Environmental Assessment (EA) B4; Natural and Cultural Resource Management, General Management Plan (GMP) B5(v.2); Natural and Cultural Resource Management Program, Addendum to the General Management Plan (GMP) B6; Resource Protection Case Study (1982) B7; Draft Land Protection Plan (1983) (1980)
Environmental Impact Statement
Cassin's Auklet (Ptychoramphus aleuticuslnCassins' auklet is the most abundant of the marine birds found breeding on the Channel Islands, where it is a year- round resident. Some 23,000 auklets nest in this area; however, the largest colony ...
Nocturnal Animals (2006)
by Clive Roots
The rhinoceros auklet is a bird of the northern Pacific Ocean, which breeds along the coast from California to Alaska and then down the coast of Asia to Japan and Korea. Although still a common bird in Alaska, it was extirpated in California in ...
by Edna MacLean
oaqtuaq rhinoceros auklet (Cerorhinca monocerata) argiq (PB) oldsquaw duck ...
Encyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)
by Mark Nuttall
crested auklet (Aethia cristatella; 2 million), parakeet auklet (Cyclorrhynchus psittacula; 6 million), horned puffin (Fratercula corniculata; 1.5 ...
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
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by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
Alcataenia cerorhincae a cestode foundinthebird, the rhinoceros auklet( Cerorhinca monocerata). Alcataenia fraterculae a cestode foundin horned puffin ( Fratercula coniculata). alcelaphine pertaining to the members ofthefamily Alcelaphinaeof ...
Antarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions [2 volumes] (2014)
by Andrew Jon Hund
Small alcids like crested and least auklet nest in crevices in rock taluses, raising one chick per year. Skuas and most gulls nest in open tundra and raise one to three chicks per year, feeding the chicks in the vicinity of the nest. Loons nest on ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
Having a red beak : as, the red- ttosed auklet, Simorhynchus pygmteus, also called whiskered auklet. redo (re-dS'), v. t. [< re- + do1.] To do over again.
From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn
On Rat Island in the western Aleutians of Alaska, for example, rat predation on eggs and chicks led to the extirpation of such burrow-nesting seabirds as Cassin's Auklet (Ptychorampus aleuticus), Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata), and Storm ...
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- Auklet in Flight
Normally this would take place underwater.
Photo credit: mellow cat
- Cassin's Auklet
A Cassin's Auklet at the Farallon Islands, California. They would land clumsily on the island after dark and scurry around to reach their burrows.
Photo credit: angrysunbird
- Cassin's auklet
Photo credit: cricketsblog
- Rhinocerous Auklet and Heermann's Gulls
Auklet at left, Gulls at right, just off the shore of Fort Worden State Park.
Photo credit: stevevoght
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Video shows what auklet means. Any of several small seabirds in the genera Aethia, Cerorhinca and Ptychoramphus of the auk family Alcidae.. Auklet Meaning.
Scrabble value of A1U1K5L1E1T1
The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine