1188. Alca impennis

1188. GREAT AUK.
ALCA IMPENNIS.
Alca impennis, Linn. Syst. Nat. i. p. 210 (1766) ; Naum. xii. p. 630, Taf. 337 ; Hewitson, ii. p. 469, pl. cxxix. ; Gould, B. of E. v. pl. 400 ; id. B. of Gt. Brit. v. pl. 46 ; Dresser, viii. p. 563, pl. 620 ; (Ogilvie Grant), Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxvi. p. 563 ; (Ridgway), p. 19 ; Saunders, p. 697 ; Lilford, vi. p. 81, pl. 37.
Geir-fugl, Icel.
Being undoubtedly an extinct species, the Great Auk is scarcely entitled to a place in the present work. It used formerly to inhabit the North Atlantic Ocean, south of the Arctic Circle.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
1188. Alca impennis
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
1188
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
862
Common name: 
Great Auk
M_ID: 
4721
M_CN: 
Great Auk
M_SN: 
Pinguinus impennis
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
10281

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