Horned Puffin

Fratercula corniculata

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)

Code 4

HOPU

Code 6

FRACOR

ITIS

HEAD

Horned Puffin Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Specialized
  • Eye Color: Light brown to brownish gray.
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: Buff

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BODY

Horned Puffin Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 38 cm (15 in)
  • Weight: 635 g (22.4 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Horned Puffin Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong direct flight with deep rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 56-58 cm (22-23 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Orange-red
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