Definitions

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  • adjective having a thick beak

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Examples

  • 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

  • As the last parrot species native to the United States, thick-billed parrots are endangered.

    ZooBorns

  • As the last parrot species native to the United States, thick-billed parrots are endangered.

    ZooBorns

  • As the last parrot species native to the United States, thick-billed parrots are endangered.

    ZooBorns

  • As the last parrot species native to the United States, thick-billed parrots are endangered.

    ZooBorns

  • Differential responses of common and thick-billed murres to a crash in the capelin stock in the southern Barents Sea.

    Future change in processes and impacts on Arctic biota

  • For example, the CAFF Circumpolar Seabird Working Group recently produced the International Murre Conservation Strategy and Action Plan [5] that identifies management issues related to common (Uria aalge) and thick-billed (U. lomvia) murres, which experienced significant declines in several circumpolar countries throughout the twentieth century.

    Management and conservation of marine mammals and seabirds in the Arctic

  • For example, the number of thick-billed murre breeding colonies has been reduced from 48 to 23 during the last 30 years on the west coast of Greenland [53].

    Management and conservation of marine mammals and seabirds in the Arctic

  • Hydrographic features, cetaceans and the foraging of thick-billed murres and other marine birds in the northwestern Barents Sea.

    Future change in processes and impacts on Arctic biota

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