short-beaked


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Adj.1.short-beaked - having a short beak
beaked - having or resembling a beak
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It has been asserted, that of the best short-beaked tumbler-pigeons more perish in the egg than are able to get out of it; so that fanciers assist in the act of hatching.
The sighting comes after a number of reports of aquatic creatures washing ashore, including a short-beaked common dolphin stranded on a Swansea beach last week and hundreds of starfish-like creatures covering Aberavon beach earlier this month.
The sighting comes after a number of reports of aquatic creatures washing ashore this summer, including a short-beaked common dolphin stranded on a Swansea beach last week and hundreds of starfish-like creatures covering Aberavon beach earlier this month.
The north east Atlantic short-beaked common dolphin has suffered high bycatch for decades, as evidenced by the stranded cetaceans washing up on the coasts of Ireland, UK, France and Spain.
Alexandria dolphin [Mediterranean Sea] was noted to belong to a species of common short-beaked dolphins called Delphinus Delphis.
With no nipples and reptilelike eggs, short-beaked echidnas look like a first draft of a mammal.
In the Hebrides, off the north-west coast of Scotland, the short-beaked and long-beaked common dolphins, which prefer temperatures above 10C, have boomed.
There also are minke whales and small cetacean species frequently present, such as bottlenose dolphins, short-beaked common dolphins, and harbor porpoises.
On October 27 what was believed to be 20 short-beaked common dolphins, a rarity for the Farne Islands, were seen by Serenity II.
Focal follows involved circling a cetacean group for 5-60+ minutes and taking high-definition (HD) video and photos to document behavior primarily of blue, fin, gray, humpback, sperm, minke and killer whales; and Risso's, common bottlenose, short-beaked and long-beaked common, and northern right whale dolphins.
The 3 warm-temperate and tropical species were short-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus delphis), long-beaked common dolphin (D.