Cassin's Auklet

Ptychoramphus aleuticus - Starique de Cassin

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Alcidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ptychoramphus

  • Species
    :

    aleuticus

Descriptor

Pallas, 1811

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 23 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 150 à 200 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cassin's Auklet (Ptychoramphus aleuticus) is a species of bird in the Alcidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Ptychoramphus aleuticus aleuticus (Aleutian Is. and s Alaska to n Baja California. Mexico.)
  • Ptychoramphus aleuticus australis (s Baja California. Mexico.)

Foreign names

  • Starique de Cassin,
  • Mérgulo Sombrío,
  • Mérgulo-sombrio,
  • Aleutenalk,
  • füstös csibealka,
  • Cassins Alk,
  • Alchetta di Cassin,
  • Sotalka,
  • Sotalke,
  • alka popolavá,
  • alkoun aleutský,
  • Halsbåndsdværgalk,
  • ulappakiislanen,
  • gavotí de Cassin,
  • nurniczek ciemny,
  • pelēkais alks,
  • Алеутский пыжик,
  • アメリカウミスズメ,
  • 海雀,
  • 卡辛氏海雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

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 Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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