Crested Auklet

Aethia cristatella

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)

Code 4

CRAU

Code 6

AETCRI

ITIS

HEAD

Crested Auklet Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Specialized
  • Eye Color: Dark grey, becoming white at sub-adulthood; White in adults of both sexes.
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Dark Gray
  • Forehead Color: Dark Gray
  • Nape Color: Dark Gray
  • Throat Color: Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Crested Auklet Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 23 cm (9 in)
  • Weight: 264 g (9.3 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Gray
  • Upperparts: Dark Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Crested Auklet Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 36 cm (14 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Gray
  • Under Tail: Dark Gray
  • Leg Color: Gray
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