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Leucosticte tephrocotis

Chaanu{ - Leucosticte tephrocotis

Chaanu{, sakucha{ amaku{, aku{ qalgaza}ula{ agacha. Chaanum hakangis chumnugim qaxchikdaa aku{ ama uluudam angalidigaa ila{taa angali{taza{. Chaanum kamgii ila{taa quuhmliix angali{taza{ ama hiiyukaa chumnugiza{.

Slum huzuu chaanus udang akus uku{azas. Slum aslaan saahmla}izas, iganas asxuunulax ulaaklus a}iilaqangis ilan saahmla}izas. Isxangis qiigas ilaan agu}izas. Hawakus chaanum chiidangis hagil iga{taqalil agudix anadix liidakus akus, kamgingis agatingis quuhmliigiza}ulas. Hawayangis akus kamalus ngaan asa{tanas azangis.

Chaanus iga{tal agudix inkam ilan higich{ina{ liida{ agu{tal aga{tazas.

 

Gray-crowned Rosy Finch
Leucosticte tephrocotis

The finch is a small bird which is not eaten. The feathers on a gray-crowned rosy finch are brownish, and also pinkish in color. The head is gray and the bill is yellow.

The finches are present here all year around. The finches nest during the summer on cliffs or old abandoned buildings. The finch nest is made of grass. As the young finches grow up they look like their mothers except that they do not have gray crowns. Aleuts call the young finches kamalus.

When the rosy finch flies it looks as though it is jumping up and down in the air.

Qigu{ - Gavia immer
Common Loon
Qaqa}i{ - Gavia stellata
Red-throated Loon
Aagayuu}i{ - Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Pelagic Cormorant
Ingatu{ - Phalacrocorax urile
Red-faced Cormorant
Qukin}i{ - Olor columbianus
Whistling Swan
Qagmangi{ - Philacte canagica
Emperor Goose
Aa}i{ - Anas platyrhynchos
Mallard
Amtatu{ - Anas acuta
Pintail
Qii{chiida{ - Anas crecca
Green-winged Teal
Kuchutu{ - Aythya affinis
Lesser Scaup
Saaku{ - Somateria spectabilis
King Eider
Kasami{ - Somateria mollissima
Common Eider
Tamgaalu{ - Melanitta deglandi
White-winged Scoter
Qugaangi{ - Melanitta nigra
Black Scoter
Hanim Kamgituu - Bucephala clangula
Common Goldeneye
Midimit{i{ - Becephala albeola
Bufflehead
Aanglaa}i{ - Clangula hyemalis
Oldsquaw
Kaaxadgi{ - Histrionicus histrionicus
Harlequin Duck
A}laaya{ - Mergus serrator
Red-breasted Merganser
Ti}la{ - Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Bald Eagle
A}diikas - Lagopus mutus
Rock Ptarmigan
Hiigi{ - Haematopus bachmani
Black Oystercatcher
Chulixta{ - Calidris ptilocnemis
Rock Sandpiper
Sluka{ - Larus glaucescens
Glaucous-wing Gull
Tiigilgaada{ - Rissa tridactyla
Black-legged Kittiwake
Ulungt{a{ - Uria aalge
Common Murre
Siihmlu{ - Cepphus columba
Pigeon Guillemot
Qizangi{ - Synthliboramphus antiguus
Ancient Murrelet
Qagida{ - Fratercula corniculata
Horned Puffin
Uxchu{ - Lunta cirrhata
Tufted Puffin
Tutuutu{ - Nyctea scandiaca
Snowy Owl
Qanglaa}i{ - Corvus corax
Common Raven
Maadugaa{ - Plectrophenax nivalis
Snow Bunting
Chaanu{ - Leucosticte tephrocotis
Gray-crowned Rosy Finch
Chiixuyaaka{ - Melospiza melodia
Song Sparrow
Chilu{ - Calcarius lapponicus
Alaska Longspur
Qatxaya{ - Troglodytes troglodytes
Winter Wren

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