Tufted Puffin

Tufted Puffin

Summary:

Literature Tufted Puffin
[order] Charadriiformes |

Tufted Puffin determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Alcidae | [latin] Fratercula cirrhata | [UK] Tufted Puffin | [FR] Macareux huppé | [DE] Gelbschopflund | [ES] Frailecillo Coletudo | [IT] Pulcinella dai ciuffi | [NL] Kuifpapegaaiduiker


Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Syrrhaptes cirrhata
  2. Fratercula cirrhata
  3. Fratercula cirrhata
  4. Fratercula cirrhata EU, NA n Pacific coasts

Literature

Title
Nestling growth and parental provisioning of Tufted Puffins (Fratercula cirrhala) on Triangle Island, British Columbia
Author(s): Gjerdrum, C.
Abstract: I studied the reproductive performance of tufted puffins (Fratercula cirrhata) on Triangle
Island, British Columbia during two years when reproduction was successful. Complete
reproductive failures are common for this population. I report on the ti..[more]..
Source: Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.
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Title
TUFTED PUFFINS (FRATERCULA CIRRHATA) RESPOND TO
PREDATION DANGER DURING COLONY APPROACH FLIGHTS

Author(s): Brianne Addison et al.
Abstract: In spite of their putative importance in the evolution of certain traits (e.g., nocturnality, coloniality, cliff nesting), the effects of aerial predators on behavior
of adult seabirds at colonies have been poorly investigated. We hypothesized that ..[more]..
Source: The Auk 124(1):63-70, 2007
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Title
Ornaments and overflight behaviour of Tufted Puffins (Fratercula
cirrhata) breeding on Triangle Island, British Columbia.

Author(s): Blackburn, G.
Abstract: Tufted puffins (Fratercula cirrhata) are unusual among seabirds in that they bear
multiple colourful ornaments during the breeding season. They also engage in colony overflights when approaching the colony with food for their chicks…[more]..
Source: Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. 74 pp
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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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