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black guillemot

n
(Animals) a common guillemot, Cepphus grylle: its summer plumage is black with white wing patches and its winter plumage white with greyish wings
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Noun1.black guillemot - northern Atlantic guillemotblack guillemot - northern Atlantic guillemot    
guillemot - small black or brown speckled auks of northern seas
Translations
Gryllteiste
arao aliblanco
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At nearby Cooper +Island, where a colony of seabirds, black guillemots, have been monitored since 1975, timing of egg laying is correlated with Utqiagvik snowmelt with 2015 and 2016 being the earliest years in the 42-yr record.
Two Black Guillemots and a Great Northern Diver sought shelter from the storm in Holyhead Harbour, with another with a Slavonian Grebe off Penrhos Coastal Park.
IN FINE FEATHER Black guillemots snapped by Laurence Martin
We investigated the intraspecific relationships among energy density, fork length, mass, and water content for Arctic cod captured by Black Guillemots and Thick-billed Murres at two sites (Western Beaufort and Hudson Bay).
Plus, thousands of fulmars, kittiwakes and thick-billed murres, as well as other birdlife such as black guillemots, ivory gulls, king eiders, gyrfalcons, snowy owls and snow bunting await amateur ornithologists.
The only site in the Irish Sea which could benefit seabirds comprises the waters around St Bees Head, Cumbria, which would help protect the only breeding colony of black guillemots in England.
The island's dramatic coastline is a special protection area, home to large colonies of seabirds, including shags, puffins, razorbills and black guillemots.
BIRDS FISH Like the walrus, black guillemots use sea ice for raising young.
More than 300 different species of birds can be spotted in Orkney over a year and kittiwakes, black guillemots and puffins aren't hard to spot.
All of England's gannets and black guillemots are found in the region, along with virtually all the puffins, Arctic terns, roseate terns, kittiwakes and razorbill.