The Alcidae – Auks+ or Alcidae – Auks, murres, and puffins is a bird Family of Type – seabird in the Order Charadriiformes. There are a number of sub-families in the Family Alcidae and the ones relevant to the AWB Region are given below.
Type - seabird Order: Charadriiformes Family - Alcidae - Auks+ contains the sub-families shown below... Auks Dovekies Guillemots Murres Puffins Razorbills
Auks+ live on the open sea, only deliberately coming ashore to nest.
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