Dovekie

Alle alle

Summary 2

The Little Auk, or Dovekie (Alle alle), 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.

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  1. (c) Blake Maybank, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/39296282@N00/5084111261
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alle_alle

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