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Synthliboramphus antiquus

Qizangi{ - Synthliboramphus antiquus

Qizangi{, salaayakucha{ aku{. Ala}um kugan slum aslaan hasinakuchal haang akus uku}azas. Sakucham quuhmliigii aku{ kamgii qaxchikdaku{, uyugan ilagaan atxulii akiita{ quhmaza{. Kitakix ama hiiyukaa ila{taa qaxchikdaza{.

Slum aslaan tan}is kugan tanam sinigan huna{ agu{tal ilan saahmala}izas, hagumatakus cha}il igulgazaqas a{tazakus. Wayaam haqaya}azalaka}is. Saahmlangis kuuricham saahmlaa as txidix aagiikal hiila{tazas.

Slum aslaan hasinanas agudix, qan'gim ngaan ixchil uku}aqadazas. Slum sangis akus mal, slum aslaan udang alanakuchaza}ulas. Agiichigaan kalu}talgal qalgazakus.

  

Ancient Murrelet - Synthliboramphus antiquus

The ancient murrelet is a very small duck. It is seen in great numbers during the summers. The murrelet is a small grayish bird with a black head. It has white feathers from its throat to its belly. The bill and feet on a murrelet is black in color.

During the summers, the ancient murrelets nest on islets in burrows they build for that purpose. In the past, the murrelets and eggs were gathered by hand just by grabbing them while they were nesting in their burrows. Today, this is not done like it was in the past.

The eggs of ancient murrelets are large. The egg is approximately the size of a chicken's egg. During the summers, the ancient murrelets are plentiful, and when fall comes, they head back to where they came from.

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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