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  • n. Plural form of hawksbill.

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Examples

  • RIMINTON: 11 hawksbills and you've got just these two ...

    CNN Transcript Jan 7, 2005

  • All six marine turtle species that dwell in American waters are categorized as threatened or endangered on the federal Endangered Species List: loggerheads, leatherbacks, hawksbills, olive ridleys, Kemp's ridleys and green sea turtles.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Our findings help explain this… it's hard to spot hawksbills in mangrove estuaries.

    BBC News - Home

  • Despite hundreds of sea turtle projects and scientists focusing efforts in the region, no one had located hawksbills.

    BBC News - Home

  • "For upwards of five decades sea turtle scientists thought hawksbills had disappeared from the eastern Pacific Ocean", Dr Gaos told BBC Nature.

    BBC News - Home

  • "Couple that with the fact that there are very few individuals left - hawksbills in the eastern Pacific are one of the world's most endangered sea turtle populations - and it's no wonder researchers didn't know about them!"

    BBC News - Home

  • He and his colleagues tracked hawksbills in four countries - El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Ecuador - using satellite tracking tags glued to the turtles' backs.

    BBC News - Home

  • In addition to the Kemp's ridley, four other endangered sea turtle species are found in the Gulf of Mexico: greens, loggerheads, hawksbills and leatherbacks.

    UnderwaterTimes.com News of the Underwater World

  • Nature Seychelles has observed hundreds of female hawksbills nesting on the island - though disappointingly there were none around on the day of my visit.

    New Scientist - Earth

  • Satellite tracking has shown that when they are not nesting along the Big Island's southeastern coast, hawksbills spend most of their time foraging for sponges off the island's Hamakua coast.

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