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  • n. Plural form of seabird.

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Examples

  • So deep and complete was his despair that he remained nearly oblivious to the pounding surf or the calling seabirds overhead.

    The Night Dance

  • Given that quail aren't known as seabirds, the possible mistakes by ancient chroniclers of these events are too horrible to contemplate.

    Three Bulls!

  • The fish capture these small “lipid packages” and convert them into prey that is substantial enough to support higher vertebrates such as seabirds and marine mammals.

    General description of the Arctic biota

  • "This report finds certain bird groups, such as seabirds and migratory birds, to be early, very sensitive responders to current levels of climate change," says WWF's director of climate change policy Hans Verolme.

    GLOBAL WARMING THREATENS MOST BIRD SPECIES

  • The fish capture these small "lipid packages" and convert them into prey that is substantial enough to support higher vertebrates such as seabirds and marine mammals.

    Featured Articles - Encyclopedia of Earth

  • Some, such as seabirds, now lay their eggs later in the year than they did before.

    Environment news, comment and analysis from the Guardian | guardian.co.uk

  • Takada is currently investigating whether microplastics are exposing marine animals to phenolic compounds, including nonylphenol, octylphenol, and bisphenol A. "Ingestion of marine plastics could be a direct and important route of phenolic chemicals to higher animals such as seabirds," he says.

    Toledo Talk - recent article changes

  • At the fourth meeting of AEWA, held in Antananarivo, Madagascar from 15-19 September 2008, delegates agreed to expand its threatened list (Annex 2) to include species traditionally classified as "seabirds" like tropicbirds, boobies, terns, and frigatebirds.

    EcoEarth.Info Environment RSS Newsfeed

  • - the impact of fisheries on top predators such as seabirds, sharks and tuna through the removal of fish they would normally feed on;

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • They worked with scientists in the lab to analyze the plastic samples and to conduct dissections of dead seabirds to analyze the impact of the plastics on the health of the birds.

    Alison Suffet Diaz: Keeping it Real: When the Community Becomes the Classroom

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