Auklet : Crested Auklet
This seabird crested auklet is one of the thickset seabird in this family and it is nearly nine inch in height. This sea bird also has feathers ranging in color from dark brown to blackish shade.
In the season of breeding this sea bird has a whitish colored plume just beside the eye of this bird and a crown of the feathers which is curled on the head at the top.
This sea bird has a bill of bright orange color and a little short tail. The feet are webbed and black in color. In this species both the male as well as the female sea bird look alike each other.
This sea bird live as well as breed on the islands and the beaches around the coast of Alaska. This sea bird of the auklet family nests around the island coastlines with abundant rocks and stones and this seabird mainly feed on plankton.
The auklet of this type is used to build a nest in the large colonies of similar seabirds. The female sea bird is habitually lays an egg in a single rock and gaps in the cliffs. Then that egg took a time of a month to hatch.
The sea bird auklet have a habit of storing plankton under the tongue in a small bag and then carried it to feed the baby bird. The baby chicken will fledge in the small time nearly a month.
The sea bird of this type is mainly built for water life and the feet of this seabird are on the back side of the body, which felt the bird awkward when it is on land. This sea bird is a fine swimmer as well as can jump on the surface of the water in search of the food.