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Fratercula corniculata

Qagida{ - Fratercula corniculata

Qagida{ sam uxchu{ liidaa aku{. Slum aslaan udang uku}azas, slum sagan itaanginaaguzaa al udaa}aza{ hiila{taku{ tutazaqang.

Sam liisna}ulangis al hiila{tazas mal matazas. Sam qaxchikdaa aku{ sagima}ii ama ilidaa huzuu quhmaza{. Qagidam hiiyukaa hanatuku{, qichi}ii}utaza{, hiiyukaa uluudana{ liidaku{ aku}aan kanuuyaa}utana{ liida{ angali{taza{. Hagumatakus tan}is kugan hunas agu{tal ilan slum aslaan saahmla}izas.

Slu{ inal saaqudikinga masxal aguun uqis ilagaan hawaa}aqamdix hadan huyaa}utazas. Uku}alakan qanagnas agudix qanikinga masxal aguun txidix udaa}atii}utazas.

  

Horned Puffin - Fratercula corniculata

The horned puffin is similar to the tufted puffin. They are seen during the summer. I heard that the horned puffin is the first summer bird to arrive here during the summer.

Horned puffins are seen in small numbers. They aren't abundant like other birds. The horned puffin is a black duck with a white face and belly. It also has a thick, sharp kind of reddish orange beak.

During the summers, horned puffins make burrows in the ground on islands where they nest and have eggs. When fall comes, they return to where they came from, to come back again the next spring.

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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