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  • noun Plural form of auklet.

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Examples

  • Bird-watching cruises go to Protection Island, a refuge for nesting birds from rhinoceros auklets to tufted puffins.

    Port Townsend, Washington

  • Annual adult survival of least auklets (Aves, Alcidea) varies with large scale climatic conditions in the North Pacific Ocean.

    Effects of climate change on the biodiversity of the Arctic

  • The planktivorous alcids (auklets, dovekies, murrelets) participate in a relatively short food chain, as krill feed directly on phytoplankton.

    Alcids in marine ecosystems

  • Alcidae is the name for a family of marine birds that includes murres, razorbills, dovekies, puffins, guillemots, auklets, and murrelets.

    Alcids in marine ecosystems

  • For the puffins, auklets and other rare seabirds that nest in the sea-carved islets and rock cliffs of the Olympic National Park, these are the most crucial days.

    Trapped On The Oily Sea

  • Meanwhile, in the seabird-mating inlets of Alaska's Aleutian Islands, wildlife specialists fear that rats living on the growing number of ships in the area will soon scamper ashore in hordes to make meals out of petrels, terns, gulls, auklets and cormorants.

    Fear, Fur And Four Feet

  • By roping a partner into feather care, auklets can look better.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • These birds are crested auklets, and until recently the purpose of their strange behavior was a bit of a mystery.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Crested auklets are not the only ones who can benefit from a little prenuptial perfumery to get rid of the creepy crawlies and keep a budding romantic relationship alive.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Auklets breed in dark crevices in rocks, and the researchers made an experimental maze devoid of light and resembling a crevice, and observed the behavior of auklets placed into the maze.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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