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A Little Auk out at sea
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Image details:  
Image Description: A Little Auk out at sea
Image notes: Rotchies vist the seas around Shetland but never come ashore unless driven by gales. Photographed near Hascosay, nr. Mid Yell.
Species in Image: Little Auk
Date: 1970, 6th.Jan.
Area: Yell
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc01194

General details:  
Common Name Little Auk
Latin Name Alle alle
Shetland Name Rotchie
Latin Group Name Charadriiformes
Latin Family Name Alcidae
Common Family Name Auks
Description Fairly common passage migrant and winter visitor. They sometimes get weather-beaten in prolonged onshore gales and are found inland.
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