Whiskered Auklet

Aethia pygmaea

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)

Code 4

WHAU

Code 6

AETPYG

ITIS

HEAD

Whiskered Auklet Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Bluish gray.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Dark Gray
  • Forehead Color: Dark Gray
  • Nape Color: Dark Gray
  • Throat Color: Dark Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Whiskered Auklet Breeding Male Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 17-19 cm (6.5-7.5 in)
  • Weight: 122 g (4.3 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Gray
  • Underparts: Gray
  • Upperparts: Dark Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Whiskered Auklet Breeding Male Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight close to water with rapid buzzing wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 28 cm (11 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Gray
  • Under Tail: Pale Gray
  • Leg Color: Gray
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