Parakeet Auklet

Other Names: none

Distribution: Northern Pacific waters.

Parakeet Auklet distribution range map

Description:

Size: 22-24 cm in length with a 46-50 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Generally solid black above and white below, with a long thin white plume behind the yellow eye. In summer its eye plume may disappear. The beak is orange with a magenta base and the legs are gray with webbed feet.

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Parakeet Auklet

Parakeet Auklet

Bill Shape
specialized
Regions
alaska
aleutians
british columbia
california
hawaii
oregon
pacific coast
washington
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
coasts
Oceans
Color
black
white
Body Shape
upright-perching-water
Size
medium
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
auks, murres and puffins - alcidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species