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Noun1.Cepphus - a genus of birds including: guillemotsCepphus - a genus of birds including: guillemots
bird genus - a genus of birds
Alcidae, family Alcidae - web-footed diving seabirds of northern seas: auks; puffins; guillemots; murres; etc.
guillemot - small black or brown speckled auks of northern seas
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Comparison of pigeon guillemot Cepphus columba blood parameters from oiled and un-oiled areas of Alaska eight years after the Exxon Vadez oil spill.
Litzow, "Comparison of pigeon guillemot, Cepphus columba, blood parameters from oiled and unoiled areas of Alaska eight years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill,' Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol.
En horizontes multidecenales, la reduccion en el potencial reproductivo de especies como la gaviota (Larus occidentalis), el arao pichon (Cepphus columba), el mergulo de Xantus (Synthliboramphus hypoleucus) y el alca rinoceronte (Cerorhinca monocerata) parecen relacionarse con el cambio en el regimen climatico ocurrido hacia el final de la decada de 1980 (Sydeman et al., 2001).
Er enghraifft, mae adar y mor yn cael eu diogelu ar y tir, adar fel y llurs (Alca torda, razorbill), y gwylog (Uria aalge, guillemot), y gwylog ddu (Cepphus grylle, black guillemot) a'r pal (Fratercula arctica, puffin) a'r hugan (Sula bassana, gannet), ond does 'na ddim yr un math o warchodaeth iddyn nhw allan ar y mor.
Such injured biological resources included bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), black oystercatchers (Haematopus bachmani), common loons (Gavia immer), clams, common murres (Uria aalge), cormorants (Phalacrocorax, three species), cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii), Dolly Varden trout (Salvelinus malma), harlequin ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus), harbor seals (Phoca vitulina), Kittlitz's murrelets (Brachyramphus brevirostris), marbled murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus marmoratus), killer whales (Orcinus orca), mussels (Mytilus edulis), Pacific herring (Clupea harengus), river otters (Lutra canadensis), pigeon guillemots (Cepphus columba), pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha), rockfish (Sebastes sp.), sea otters (Enhydra lutris), and sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka).
Here we use both phylogenetic and population genetic analyses of variation in the mitochondrial control region to test alternate models of population differentiation in guillemots (Cepphus spp.; Charadriiformes: Alcidae).
(1993) found somewhat similar foraging patterns in Common Terns, which defend coastal feeding territories (Nisbet 1983), and Kuletz (1983) showed that Pigeon Guillemots (Cepphus columba), which fed nearshore on benthic and schooling fish, used individualized foraging areas.
Many Arctic sea birds, such as Velvet Scoter (Melanitta fusca), Common Eider (Somateria mollissima), Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea), Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres), Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula), Razorbill (Alca torda), and Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle), are widely spread and breed in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland and in the Baltic Sea (Cramp and Simmons, 1978; Malchevsky and Pukinsky, 1983; Bubyreva et al., 1993; Noskov et al., 1993; Iovchenko et al., 2002; Shilin et al., 2014; Cherenkov et al., 2016).
In 1792, Black Oystercatchers (Haematopus bachmani) were first reported breeding at Smith Island in the central Salish Sea, as well as Pigeon Guillemots (Cepphus columba) at Cutts Island in the southern Salish Sea by A Menzies, during the voyage of HMS Discovery (Captain G Vancouver; (Speich and Wahl 1989; Carter and others in press).