Crested Auklet

Aethia cristatella - Starique cristatelle

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Alcidés

  • Genus
    :

    Aethia

  • Species
    :

    cristatella

Descriptor

Pallas, 1769

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 40 à 50 cm.
  • Weight
    : 50 à 265 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Crested Auklet (Aethia cristatella) is a species of bird in the Alcidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Starique cristatelle,
  • Mérgulo Empenachado,
  • Torda-de-penacho,
  • Schopfalk,
  • bóbitás alka,
  • Kuifalk,
  • Alchetta crestata,
  • Tofsalka,
  • Toppdvergalke,
  • kosierkár veľký,
  • alkoun chocholatý,
  • Toppet Dværgalk,
  • töyhtökiislanen,
  • gavotí emplomallat,
  • Toppklumba,
  • nurniczek czubaty,
  • cekulainais alciņš,
  • čopasti alk,
  • Большая конюга,
  • エトロフウミスズメ,
  • 凤头海雀,
  • 冠小海雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m) ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

Sources of information

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