little auk

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little auk

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Noun1.little auk - small short-billed auk abundant in Arctic regionslittle auk - small short-billed auk abundant in Arctic regions
auk - black-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas
genus Plautus, Plautus - a genus of Alcidae
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Translations
petit guillemot
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Key words: alcid, Alcidae, Alle alle, British Columbia, Dovekie, Little Auk, vagrant
First Canadian breeding record for the Dovekie (Alle alle).
We describe four records of colour aberrations in the dovekie (Alle alle).
Nous decrivons quatre mentions d'aberrations de couleur chez le mergule nain (Alle alle).
We examined blood parasites in a seabird with an exclusively high-Arctic breeding distribution, the little auk (Alle alle).
The seventh-grade science teacher joined Ann Harding, a biologist at Alaska Pacific University, to study the feeding habits of a bird known as the little auk (Alle alle).
We describe three previously unreported methods that hunting glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus) use to capture nesting and fledgling dovekies (Alle alle).
Observations were made of glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus) stealing little auks (Alle alle) stored in a den by arctic foxes (Vulpes lagopus) in Magdalenefjorden, northwest Spitsbergen.