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Definition of perroquet auk

perroquet 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 perroquet auk from wikipedia

- French naturalist François Le Vaillant's 1801 book Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets. Le Vaillant's account was itself partially based on the late 18th century...
- blanchâtre) (V) Parrot crossbill - Loxia pytyopsittacus - (Bec-croisé perroquet) (V) Red crossbill - Loxia curvirostra - (Bec-croisé des sapins) White-winged...
- University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-910207-5. Desmarest, Anselme Gaëtan (1826). "Perroquet". Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles dans lequel on traite méthodiquement...
- naturalist François Levaillant in his 1805 work Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets. Kuhl's name also took priority over Dutch zoologist Coenraad Jacob Temminck's...
- French naturalist François Le Vaillant for his Histoire Naturelle Des Perroquets under the name "le grand Ara militaire", using a skin deposited at the...
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