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Rhinoceros auklets On the route to the mainland from Telegraph Cove crossing Johnstone Strait Cerorhinca monocerata,Johnstone Strait,Rhinoceros auklet,Vancouver Island Click/tap to enlarge

Rhinoceros auklets

On the route to the mainland from Telegraph Cove crossing Johnstone Strait

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The rhinoceros auklet is a seabird and a close relative of the puffins. It is the only extant species of the genus ''Cerorhinca''. Given its close relationship with the puffins, the common name rhinoceros puffin has been proposed for the species.

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by NattyOne
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Uploaded Jan 17, 2021. Captured Jul 30, 2013 18:28.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/512s
  • ISO800
  • 280mm