A Traveller’s Guide: Auklets

Crested Auklets were featured in A Traveller’s Guide to Feathers – I had the opportunity to share with Glen Chilton that Crested Auklet bills fluoresce!

From Wails et al. 2017. Glowing in the light: Fluorescence of bill plates in the Crested Auklet (Aethia cristatella). Wilson Journal of Ornithology 129(1):155-158. Photo credit: E. Slattery.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: