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Fratercula cirrhata   (Pallas, 1769)

tufted puffin

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Fratercula cirrhata   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Aves | Charadriiformes | Alcidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Gjerdrum, C. 2004. (Ref. 80101)
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Size / Weight / Age
max. published weight: 779.00 g (Ref. 356)

Environment
Others

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Pacific Ocean. Subtropical to Boreal.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description
Culmen: 5.84 cm; tarsus: 3.61 cm; wing: 20.055 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Plunge diver; continental shelf; <100 km (Ref. 356). Semi-precocial mode of development. Ground nesting species; in burrows. When spotting a threat, adults give out alarm calls to warn chicks who respond by moving to a nearby hiding place. Displays "group flight" behavior. Vulnerable to oil pollution as a piscivore; saw 50% decline in population from 1989 in Prince William Sound after the Exxon Valdez oil spill (Ref. 87784).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown