The little auk is no longer to be seen or heard; the only birds are an ivory-gull now and then, and occasionally a fulmar.
The food of the little auk consists largely of minute crustaceans, and possibly of small fish.
The Dovekie is sometimes called a little auk to distinguish it from the larger species of the family.
The guillemots, also, are not so numerous as they were two days ago; but from to-day we date the reappearance of the little auk.
The little auk was not there, only Puffins inhabited that part of the island, and we had to regain the top as best we could.
The gulls increase conspicuously in number, and yesterday we saw a little auk (Mergulus alle) in a lane.
When far off they uttered cries which reminded me of that of the wryneck, and which I at first thought came from a little auk.