Definition of Tufted puffin

1. Noun. Northern Pacific puffin having a large yellow plume over each eye.

Exact synonyms: Lunda Cirrhata
Generic synonyms: Puffin
Group relationships: Genus Lunda, Lunda



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tufted Puffin

tuffs
tuffstone body
tufoli
tuft
tuft-taffeta
tufted
tufted antshrike
tufted antshrikes
tufted cell
tufted centaury
tufted duck
tufted ducks
tufted gentian
tufted pansy
tufted phalanx
tufted puffin (current term)
tufted titmouse
tufted vetch
tufter
tufters
tufthunter
tufthunters
tufthunting
tuftier
tuftiest
tuftily
tufting
tuftings
tuftless
tufts

Literary usage of Tufted puffin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1844)
"tufted puffin, Mormon cirrhatus, Aud. Orn. Biog., vol. iii. p. 364. Male, 15, 22£. Extremely rare and accidental on the coast of the United States in winter ..."

2. The Review of Education (1902)
"196 tufted puffin. 197 Butterflies. Fourth Series. 198 Armadillo. 199 Red-beaded Duck. 200 Golden Rod, 101 Brown and Red Bat. .i'" Prairie Sharp-tailed ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"tufted puffin.— The most abundant of the ... The nesting location is much more similar to that of the Pigeon Guillemot than to that of the tufted puffin. ..."

4. Contributions to the Natural History of Alaska: Results of Investigations by Lucien McShan Turner (1886)
"tufted puffin. The tufted puffin is common in the neighborhood of Saint Michael's, though here not more than one-third in number compared with F. ..."

5. Birds of the Kotzebue Sound Region, Alaska by Joseph Grinnell (1900)
"tufted puffin. The tufted puffin is apparently an uncommon bird north of Bering Straits. One flew close about the "Penelope" on July 7, '98, ..."

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