The horned puffin (Fratercula corniculata) is an auk, similar in appearance to the
Atlantic puffin. It is a pelagic seabird that feeds primarily by diving for fish.
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.
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
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.