Atlantic Puffin

Fratercula arctica

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)

Code 4

ATPU

Code 6

FRAARC

ITIS

HEAD

Atlantic Puffin Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Specialized
  • Eye Color: Light blue, grayish, or brownish.
  • Head pattern: Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Atlantic Puffin Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 29-34 cm (11.5-13.5 in)
  • Weight: 380 g (13.4 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Atlantic Puffin Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats, often close to water.
  • Wingspan Range: 53-61 cm (21-24 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Red-orange
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