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.
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 are migratory seabirds of open ocean waters in the winter and
coastal islands and rocky cliffs in the summer breeding season. The 'horned' part
Information and pictures of Horned and Tufted puffins.
The Horned Puffin (Fratercula corniculata) is one of the most sought after
seabirds in Alaska by tourists and photographers. It is a smallish, picturesque
bird with ...
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 ...
Horned Puffins are very similar to the Atlantic Puffin of the Atlantic Coast, but are
found along the Pacific Coast, primarily around Alaska and the west coast of ...
Two species of puffins nest in Kenai Fjords National Park, the horned and the
tufted. The puffins we see from the tour boats are ready for the breeding season.
Horned Puffin habitat, behavior, diet, migration patterns, conservation status, and
Horned puffins are monomorphic; the male and female exhibit the same plumage
coloration. In summer, it has a small, fleshy, dark "horn" above each eye from ...