seabird(redirected from Seabirds)
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A bird, such as a petrel or albatross, that frequents the ocean, especially far from shore.
(Animals) a bird that lives near the sea and gets its food from the sea
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a bird frequenting the sea or coast. Also called seafowl.
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|Noun||1.||seabird - a bird that frequents coastal waters and the open ocean: gulls; pelicans; gannets; cormorants; albatrosses; petrels; etc.|
aquatic bird - wading and swimming and diving birds of either fresh or salt water
coastal diving bird - gull family; skimmer family; jaeger family; auk family
auk - black-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas
puffin - any of two genera of northern seabirds having short necks and brightly colored compressed bills
gaviiform seabird - seabirds of the order Gaviiformes
podicipitiform seabird - aquatic birds related to the loons
pelecaniform seabird - large fish-eating seabird with four-toed webbed feet
sphenisciform seabird - flightless cold-water seabirds: penguins