little auk

little auk


Literature Little Auk
[order] Charadriiformes |

Little Auk determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Alcidae | [latin] Alle alle | [UK] Little Auk | [FR] Mergule nain | [DE] Krabbentaucher | [ES] Mérgulo marino | [IT] Gazza marina minore | [NL] Kleine Alk

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Uria alle
  2. Alle alle polaris Frans Josef Land (Russia) to St. Lawrence I. (Alaska)
  3. Alle alle alle Baffin I. (Canada) to Novaya Zemlya (nw Russia)
  4. Alle alle NA, EU n coasts


Sex differences in Little Auk Alle alle parental care: transition from biparental to paternal-only care
Author(s): Ann M. A. Harding, Thomas I. van Pelt, Jan T. Lifjeld & Fridtjof Mehlum
Abstract: Understanding differences in male and female care in biparental care systems can help interpret the selective pressures that shape parental strategies. We examined Little Auk Alle alle parental care at a breeding colony during the chick-rearing and f..[more]..
Source: Ibis(2004),146, 642-651
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All of Alcidae

  1. Ancient Murrelet
  2. Synthiboramphus antiquus
  1. Atlantic Puffin
  2. Fratercula arctica
  1. Black Guillemot
  2. Cepphus grylle
  1. Great Auk
  2. Pinguinus impennis
  1. Guillemot
  2. Uria aalge
  1. little auk
  2. Alle alle
  1. Parakeet Auklet
  2. Cyclorrhynchus psittacula
  1. Razorbill
  2. Alca Torda
  1. Thick-billed Murre
  2. Uria lomvia
  1. Tufted Puffin
  2. Fratercula cirrhata
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