Alca

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Translingual[edit]

Alca torda (sole species)

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from Old Norse alka (auk).

Proper noun[edit]

Alca ?

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Alcidae — the single species Alca torda, the razorbill.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276: