Fratercula cirrhata (Pallas, 1769)
Family: Charadriiformes > Alcidae
This Pacific puffin was an unexpected visitor to Britain in 2009, following the sighting of one flying down the Swale Estuary in Kent. Seen by only seven observers and photographed, the species was added to the British List.
While reductions in the extent of Arctic sea-ice may mean that more individuals could occur, it is worth noting that many Tufted Puffin colonies have declined in numbers.
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Tufted Puffin, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
Sample sizes are too small to report Biometrics for this species.
Feather measurements and photos on featherbase
|Field Codes||5-letter code: | Euring: 6560|
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