Charadriiformes

Auks (Alcidae)

HBW 3, p. 678

  • Small to medium-sized marine, wing-propelled diving birds with stocky body, short wings and tail, mainly black or dark grey above and white below, and legs placed far back for swimming.
  • Circumpolar.
  • Exclusively marine, neritic and pelagic.
  • 11 genera, 22 species, 45 taxa.
  • 4 species threatened; 1 species extinct since 1600.
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11 genera, 22 species

715 files covering
11 genera (100%)
22 species (100%)

 

    293 videos covering
11 genera (100%)
21 species (95%)
    413 photographs covering
11 genera (100%)
21 species (95%)
    9 sound recordings covering
6 genera (55%)
7 species (32%)
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