from The Century Dictionary.
- In ornithology, pomatorhine : only applied to the pomarine jäger or skua-gull, Stercorarius pomarinus or pomatorhinus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Zoöl.) Having the nostril covered with a scale.
- adjective (Zoöl.) a North Atlantic jager (
Stercorarius pomarinus) having the elongated middle tail feathers obtuse. The adult is black.
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- adjective zoology Having the
nostrilcovered with a scale.
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Birds visiting the area include Brent goose Branta bernicla, common eider Somateria mollissima, red-breasted merganser Mergus serrator, pomarine skua Stercorarius pomarinus, Arctic skua Stercorarius parasiticus, Arctic tern Sterna paradisaea and Brünnich's guillemot Uria lomvia.
The second Lake Erie pelagic trip was as productive as the first, with sightings of white-winged scoter, pomarine jaeger, purple sandpiper, snow buntings, peregrine falcon, and a merlin perched on a sailboat at the Edgewater Yacht Club.
Keen-eyed observers on Lake Champlain spotted a Sabine's gull, black-legged kittiwake and pomarine, long-tailed and parasitic jaegers (the latter three being larger gull species).