Whiskered Auklet

Aethia pygmaea - Starique pygmée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Alcidés

  • Genus
    :

    Aethia

  • Species
    :

    pygmaea

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    :
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Whiskered Auklet (Aethia pygmaea) is a species of bird in the Alcidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Starique pygmée,
  • Mérgulo Bigotudo,
  • Mérgulo-de-bigode,
  • Bartalk,
  • bajszos alka,
  • Geoorde Dwergalk,
  • Alchetta baffuta,
  • Plymalka,
  • Praktdvergalke,
  • kosierkár malý,
  • alkounek drobný,
  • Skægget Dværgalk,
  • hapsukiislanen,
  • gavotí de bigotis,
  • nurniczek wąsaty,
  • ragainais alciņš,
  • Малая конюга,
  • シラヒゲウミスズメ,
  • 须海雀,
  • 鬚海雀,

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 Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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