Great Auk

| View Cart ⇗ | Info

“This species (Alca impennis or Great Auk), extirpated chiefly by the persecution of fisherman, but subsequently by collectors, resembles a flightless Razorbill, though double the size; it had no white stripes on the head or bill, but shewed a large white patch before each eye. A. impennis, the extinct Great Auk or Garefowl, inhabited the North Atlantic, chiefly in the neighborhood of Ice A. H. Evans, 1900


Birds: A-B


Evans, A. H. Birds (New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1900)


TIFF (full resolution)

2400×2163, 1.3 MiB

Large GIF

1024×922, 198.3 KiB

Medium GIF

640×576, 87.9 KiB

Small GIF

320×288, 22.4 KiB