A striking seabird, the Horned Puffin nests in colonies on islands and coastlines of Alaska. It spends most of the year on the high seas of the northern Pacific...
The horned puffin (Fratercula corniculata) is an auk, similar in appearance to the
Atlantic puffin; this bird's bill is yellow at the base and red at the tip. It is a ...
A striking seabird, the Horned Puffin nests in colonies on islands and coastlines
of Alaska. It spends most of the year on the high seas of the northern Pacific.
The horned puffin is a small, pigeon-sized bird with black uppersides and a white
chest and undersides. It has a white face and cheeks with a small black.
Horned Puffins reach breeding age at between three to five years of age and it is
assumed that prolonged monogamy occurs in this species. They nest in rocky ...
Horned Puffins are migratory seabirds of open ocean waters in the winter and
coastal islands and rocky cliffs in the summer breeding season. The 'horned' part
Very similar to the famous Atlantic Puffin, but with different bill colors and a longer
fleshy "horn" above each eye. Found mainly on islands around the coastline of ...
Horned puffins live primarily on the open ocean, but return to coastal nesting
grounds in summer, where they mate and raise their chicks. They nest in crevices
A horned puffin in flight. NPS / Rebecca Lasell. Fratercula cirrhata and Fratercula
corniculata. Puffins belong to the Alcid family, a group of diving birds that swim ...
Fratercula corniculata, horned puffins, is widespread in the Pacific and low Arctic.
It breeds along the coast of British Columbia, on some islands and peninsulas ...