genus Uria

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Noun1.genus Uria - murresgenus Uria - murres          
bird genus - a genus of birds
Alcidae, family Alcidae - web-footed diving seabirds of northern seas: auks; puffins; guillemots; murres; etc.
murre - black-and-white diving bird of northern seas
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Tuck himself described the results of his Arctic banding expeditions in his monograph on the genus Uria (Tuck, 1961), although not all the recoveries that resulted from that banding had been reported by the time he wrote.
The murres: Their distribution, populations and biology: A study of the genus Uria. Canadian Wildlife Service Monograph 1.
Murres (genus Uria) are colonial seabirds that breed on cliffs and offshore islands throughout the Northern Hemisphere (Nettleship and Evans 1985).