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Cassin's Auklet

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Photo by Blake Matheson August 10, 2008 © all rights reserved 

Alternate name
Ptychoramphus aleuticus  Scientific name
Procellariiformes Order
Alcidae Family
21 cm Length
Breeding colonies on sea-cliffs and rocky offshore islands, below 100 m. Pelagic continental shelf water, inshore & deep water. Found in:- [Canada:- British Columbia,] [Mexico:- Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur Isla Guadalupe & Michoacán] Russia & [USA:- Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon & Washington. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Fish, squid. Food  
3298 - TSN: 177013 World Number
Least Concern Status

Monterey Bay.

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  Czech: Alkoun aleutský
Danish: Halsbåndsdværgalk
German: Aleuten Alk, Aleutenalk, Aleuten-Zwergalk
English: Aleutian Auk, Cassin's Auklet
Spanish: Alcita de Cassin, Alcita Oscura, Alcuela Oscura, Mérgulo Sombrío
Spanish (Mexico): Alcita de Cassin, alcuela oscura
Estonian: hallörd
Finnish: Ulappakiislanen
French: Alque de Cassin, Starique de Cassin
Italian: Alca minore di Cassin, Alchetta di Cassin
Japanese: amerikaumisuzume
Japanese: アメリカウミスズメ
Latin: Ptychoramphus aleutica, Ptychoramphus aleuticus
Dutch: Cassin-alk, Cassins Alk
Norwegian: Sotalke
Polish: nurniczek ciemny
Russian: Алеутская конюга, Алеутский пыжик, Пыжик алеутский
Slovak: alka popolavá
Swedish: Sotalka
Chinese: 海雀
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