Auklet, Paroquet bird pictures

Auklet, Paroquet bird picturesPAROQUET AUKLET
17. Phaleris psittacula. 10 inches.

This bird is much like Cassin Anklet, but lacking the white spot over the eye and having a white breast.

The bill is very peculiar, being quite deep and rounded and having an upward tendency. It is orange red in color.

Range. - The Alaskan coast, usually farther south in winter. Nesting in the Aleutian Islands, a single white egg is laid (2.25 x 1.40).