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  • The Little Auk, or Dovekie (Alle alle),[2] is a small auk, the only member of the genus Alle. It breeds on islands in the high Arctic. There are two subspecies: A. a. alle breeds in Greenland, Iceland, Novaya Zemlya and Spitsbergen, and A. a. polaris on Franz Josef Land. Contents. — “Little Auk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The guillemots of Europe are murres in North America, if they occur in both continents, and the Little Auk becomes the Dovekie. Little Auk or Dovekie, Alle alle. Great Auk, Pinguinus impennis. — “Auk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The two living species of Uria, together with the Razorbill, Dovekie and the extinct Great Auk, make up the tribe Alcini. They have distinctly white bellies, thicker, and longer bills than Cepphus and form very dense colonies on cliffs during the reproductive season. — “Guillemot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

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