- Caracara cheriway
- Birds of Prey
Both male and female Crested Auklets sport a crest of bristle feathers on the top of their heads. The size of the crest varies between individuals.
Crested Auklets are also known for a peculiar citrus-like odor they develop during breeding season.
Crested Auklets eat plankton and fish larvae. They feed by diving under the water in search of their tiny prey.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 24 October 2010|
|Scientific Name||Aethia cristatella|
(as of 27 November 2016)
9 to 11 inches
|Range||North America United States (West) Arctic|