Alaska, Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata), Breeding migrant


Espécie com uma ampla distribuição, nidificando nas ilhas Aleutas, no Mar Bering, Península do Alasca, Golfo do Alasca e no Mar Chukchi.

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This puffin breeds from May to September.


The Alaskan breeding population is estimated at least 2200000 birds at 37 colony sites. The largest colonies are located on Egg, Kaligagan, Aiktak, Vsevidov, and Chagulak islands in the Aleutian Islands.


It nests along rocky coastlines and islands, mostly in deep burrows on coastal slopes, but also in crevices on coastal cliffs. It winters in the sea, in North Pacific Ocean.


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Breeding migrant
  • Alaska Seabird Information Series, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Migratory Bird Management Nongame Program November 2006