Rhinoceros Auklet Photo Gallery
What does the Rhinoceros Auklet look like?
Rhinoceros Auklets are medium sized shorebirds. These stout waterbirds are dark gray with a white belly. They have a dull orange bill with a white "horn" at its base. They have two thin white stripes on their faces.
Rhinoceros Auklet Habitat
Rhinoceros Auklet Facts
Rhinoceros Auklets are seabirds of the Pacific Ocean. They are cousins of Puffins and the only living species in the Cerorhinca genus. They get their name from the distinctive "horn" at the base of their bills. Both males and female have the horn. They are poor fliers but strong swimmers and dive underwater to capture prey, which is delivered to its nesting site under the darkness of the night sky.