Little auk

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Little Auk
Scientific classification
Kingdom Information
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Bilateria
Branch Deuterostomia
Phylum Information
Phylum Chordata
Sub-phylum Vertebrata
Infraphylum Gnathostomata
Class Information
Superclass Tetrapoda
Class Aves
Sub-class Neornithes
Infra-class Neoaves
Order Information
Superorder Passerimorphae
Order Charadriiformes
Infraorder Charadriides
Family Information
Superfamily Laroidea
Family Alcidae
Sub-family Alcinae
Tribe Information
Tribe Alcini
Genus Information
Genus Alle
Species Information
Species A. alle
Population statistics

The Little Auk (Alle alle), also known as the Dovekie, is a small auk in the family Alcidae.

The Little Auk is small, and like most auks, it is black with a white underside. It is native to the North Atlantic Ocean, with large populations being found in Greenland, Newfoundland, and some Norwegian islands.