black guillemot


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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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The eight "sentinel" species are two flying birds (the snow petrel in Antarctica and the black-legged kittiwakein the Arctic), three diving birds (the Adelie penguin in Antarctica, the thick-billed murre and the black guillemot in the Arctic) and three earless seals (the Weddell seal and elephant seal in Antarctica, and the hooded seal in the Arctic).
Foraging ecology of the Black Guillemot. PhD thesis, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario.
A great northern diver and black guillemot were good sightings at Rhos, but the battering wind brought a tired leach's petrel to the beach, released by the RSPCA from the Great Orme.
The charity said birds such as the black guillemot, gannet and roseate tern could benefit from marine-protected areas to prevent over-fishing, offshore industry and pollution.
Comparison with the previous survey shows that in the North, population increases were recorded for 12 species and declines for five, of which the largest were for kittiwake (-36pc) and black guillemot (-50pc).
We found no evidence of a relationship between genetic and geographic distance among black guillemot populations (shoreline [r.sup.2] = 0.90, P = 0.18, Table 5; straight line [data not shown], [r.sup.2] = 0.58, P = 0.39).
Black Guillemot: Black guillemots (Cepphus grille) bred at all three sites.
And the combination AUEIO / BLACK GULLEMOT should be corrected to AUIEO / BLACK GUILLEMOT (did anyone else notice that Eric's choice of terminology "Multi-Word Phrases" is itself an AEIOU term?)
Bird species dependent upon the marine environment, such as the black guillemot, the little auk and the fulmar, may also be forced out of British range.
No such huge arrivals on the mainland, but 70 wheatears on the Great Orme was impressive, where at least three ring ouzels and a male redstart were also found, and a black guillemot swam below the cliffs.