Fratercula


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Fratercula

a genus of puffins, fish eating birds from the northern subarctic region.

Fratercula arctica
Atlantic puffin.
Fratercula corniculata
horned puffin.
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The breeding performance of Puffins Fratercula arctica on Rost, northern Norway, in 1979-1985.
Desertion of chicks has also recently been demonstrated in an experimental study of the Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica (Johnsen et al.
Les especes qui nichent dans des terriers (macareux moine Fratercula arctica) ou sur le sol (fulmar boreal Fulmarus glacialis, goeland marin Larus marinus et goeland argente Larus argentatus) n'ont pas eu de progeniture en 2009, et le guillemot marmette (Uria aalge) de cette colonie, soit la plus volumineuse colonie de cette espece en Amerique du Nord, a enregistre une reduction du nombre d'oiseaux en nidification evaluee a 4,9 % (-19712,4 paires de reproduction).
Mass mortality of Atlantic puffins Fratercula arctica off central Norway, spring 2002: Causes and consequences.
Horned Puffin Fratercula corniculata: This species was the last of the family Alcidae to arrive at its nesting sites on the south coast.
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica (French: Macareux moine; Inuktitut: Oilanngaq): Rare visitor.
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica: One was reported at sea between Coats and Southampton Islands in early August 1996 (J.