Rhinoceros Auklet

Cerorhinca monocerata

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)

Code 4

RHAU

Code 6

CERMON

ITIS

HEAD

Rhinoceros Auklet Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Specialized
  • Eye Color: Brown in young, then orange, becoming buff-yellow to cream in adults.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Dark Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Rhinocerous Auklet Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 38 cm (15 in)
  • Weight: 499 g (17.6 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Black
  • Underparts: Dark Gray
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Rhinocerous Auklet Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 56 cm (22 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Yellow-gray
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