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  • noun Plural form of kittiwake.

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Examples

  • Hatch calls kittiwakes the "white lab rats" of the seabird world because they're so common and easy to study.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Hatch calls kittiwakes the "white lab rats" of the seabird world because they're so common and easy to study.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Hatch calls kittiwakes the "white lab rats" of the seabird world because they're so common and easy to study.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Hatch calls kittiwakes the "white lab rats" of the seabird world because they're so common and easy to study.

    NPR Topics: News

  • I have seen them take as many as six of raki before dinner, and swear that they dined the better for it: I tried the experiment, but fared like the Scotchman, who having heard that the birds called kittiwakes were admirable whets, ate six of them, and complained that "he was no hungrier than when he began."

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 6

  • Here we are treated to dazzling airborne displays by razorbills, kittiwakes and petrels, while friendly puffins strut their stuff, posing while we click away.

    Through the lens: getting close to Welsh wildlife

  • Dainty black-legged kittiwakes and glaucous gulls flew in swirling clouds overhead while black-and-white thick-billed and common murres skimmed low across the water, looking like tuxedo-clad squadrons on maneuvers.

    Where Birds Rule the Earth

  • Dainty black-legged kittiwakes and glaucous gulls flew in swirling clouds overhead while black-and-white thick-billed and common murres skimmed low across the water, looking like tuxedo-clad squadrons on maneuvers.

    Where Birds Rule the Earth

  • With huge 200,000-strong colonies of little auk thronging the cliffs and shores, kittiwakes next to the cobalt blue glaciers, walrus wallowing in the shallows, Arctic foxes, whales and, of course, one of the ultimate wildlife sightings, the mighty polar bear, frequently seen hunting in its frosty backyard on ice floes.

    Paul Steele: Photographic Dreams Of The Wild Do Come True

  • With huge 200,000-strong colonies of little auk thronging the cliffs and shores, kittiwakes next to the cobalt blue glaciers, walrus wallowing in the shallows, Arctic foxes, whales and, of course, one of the ultimate wildlife sightings, the mighty polar bear, frequently seen hunting in its frosty backyard on ice floes.

    Paul Steele: Photographic Dreams Of The Wild Do Come True

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