Atlantic puffin


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Atlantic puffin: razorbill

Atlantic puffin

Fratercula arctica.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The spatial colonization and population trend of Atlantic Puffins breeding on Grand Colombier Island should be carefully monitored in future years to detect and quantify potential competition for breeding habitat with Leach's Storm-Petrels.
Atlantic puffins, European turtle doves, Slavonian grebes and pochards have been listed as vulnerable to <B extinction in the latest International Union for Conservation of Nature assessment Danny Lawson
In their travels the Blues see snowy egrets, great blue herons, laughing gulls, roseate terns, Atlantic puffins, American oystercatchers, magnificent frigate birds, sandpipers, Brandt's cormorant, brown pelicans, winter wrens, thick-billed immures, and common loons.
Washington, January 10 (ANI): A new research has determined that a recent increase in winter mortality in Atlantic puffins could be due to worsening conditions within the North Sea.
Bald eagles build very simple nests of layered sticks, while the male masked weaver and the female Baltimore oriole create hanging cubicles; Atlantic puffins seek out little caverns such as abandoned rabbit holes, the wandering albatross builds a mound of mud and grass.
Newfoundland and Labrador has 95 percent of the continent's Atlantic puffins, 80 percent of North America's Atlantic murre population, over half of the world's populations of Leech's storm petrels and the most accessible northern gannet colony on the planet.
Vulnerable species include black-legged kittiwakes, common guillemots, and Atlantic puffins.

Full browser ?