from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The ivory gull (Larus eburneus).
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Species such as eiders, oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis), common merganser (Mergus merganser), and red-breasted mergansers (M. serrator), are hunted by set seasonal open and closing dates.
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 Sawbill or Red-breasted Merganser (_Merganser serrator_).
The merganser (Mergus serrator) which preys upon small fish, was the first of the duck tribe that appeared; next came the teal (Anas crecca) which lives upon small insects that abound in the waters at this season; and lastly the goose which feeds upon berries and herbage.
The merganser, (_mergus serrator_,) which preys upon small fish, was the first of the duck tribe that appeared; next came the teal,
Global climate change has caused some migratory birds previously seen in Turkey, including the red-breasted merganser (Mergus serrator), to shift their routes northward.