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Horned Puffin

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Alternate name
Fratercula corniculata Scientific name
Ciconiiformes Order
Alcidae Family
Breeding colonies on sea-cliffs and rocky offshore islands, below 100 m. Pelagic continental shelf water, inshore & deep water. Found in:- [Canada:- British Columbia, Northwest Territories,] Japan, Russia & [USA:- Alaska, California, Hawaii, Midway Island - vagrant, Oregon & Washington.] Habitat-Altitude-Range
Fish, squid.. Food  
3305 - TSN: 177029 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Czech: Papuchalk cernobradý, papuchalk černobradý
Danish: Hornet Lunde
German: Hornlund
English: Horned Puffin
Spanish: Frailecillo Corniculado
Estonian: idalunn
Finnish: Isolunni
French: Macareux cornu
Italian: Pulcinella cornuto, Pulcinella dal corno
Japanese: Tsunome dori, tsunomedori
Japanese: ツノメドリ
Latin: Fratercula corniculata
Lithuanian: Raguotasis mormonas
Dutch: Gehoornde Papegaaiduiker
Norwegian: Hornlunde
Polish: maskonur pacyficzny
Russian: Ипатка, Тихоокеанский тупик, топорок Тихоокеанский
Slovak: mníšik ciernobradý
Swedish: Hornlunne
Chinese: 角海鹦
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