Definition of Paroquet auk. Meaning of Paroquet auk. Synonyms of Paroquet auk

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Definition of Paroquet auk

Paroquet auk
Paroquet Par"o*quet`, n. [F. perroquet, or Sp. periquito; both prob. orig. meaning, little Peter. See Parrot.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as Parrakeet. [Written also paroket, parroquet, and perroquet.] Paroquet auk or auklet (Zo["o]l.), a small auk (Cyclorrhynchus psittaculus) inhabiting the coast and islands of Alaska. The upper parts are dark slate, under parts white, bill orange red. Called also perroquet auk.

Meaning of Paroquet auk from wikipedia

- generally moving south during the winter. The parakeet auklet is a small (23 cm) auk with a short orange bill that is upturned to give the bird its curious fixed...
- 2015. Wright, Albert (July 1912). "Early Records of the Carolina Paroquet". The Auk. 29 (3): 343–363. doi:10.2307/4071042. Snyder, Noel (June 2004). The...
- antiquus Crested murrelet, Synthliboramphus wumizusume (breeding endemic) Paroquet auklet, Cyclorrhynchus psittacula Crested auklet, Aethia cristatella Least...
- Cook between 26 and 30 January 1777. Cook wrote of seeing "yellowish paroquets" in the woods there. Anderson collected many bird specimens while tasked...
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