Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Auks, Murres and Puffins :: Atlantic Puffin

Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Common Puffin, Puffin
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Lisbon Oceanarium, Lisbon, Portugal - May 30, 2002 © Jose Viana  Iceland - Jun, 1996 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Isle of Staffa, Scotland - May, 2004 © Gary White 
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N. Atlantic Ocean and adjacent Arctic seas;
(1) High arctic of ne. Canada, nw. and e. Greenland e. to Jan Mayen, Spitsbergen (Svalbard) and n. Novaya Zemlya.
(2) E. Canada (se. Baffin Is., Labrador, Quebec (Digges Is.), Newfoundland, se. New Brunswick (Bay of Fundy, Seal Is., and Matinicus Rock) and ne. United States (Maine) e. in sw. and s. Greenland, Iceland, Bear Is., c. and n. Norway and nw. Russia (Kola Peninsula and s. Novaya Zemlya).
(3) Faroe Is., British Isles, Channel Is. and nw. France to s. Norway (Rost Archipelago).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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