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Definition of the noun dovekie

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noun - plural: dovekies

  1. small short-billed auk abundant in Arctic regions

Alternative definition of the noun dovekie

noun

  1. A small back and white seabird, of the genus Alle, of the north Atlantic; the little auk.

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Google previewAmerican Museum of Natural History: Pocket Birds of North America, Eastern Region (2017)

by Stephen Kress, Elissa Wolfson

Dovekie Alle alle Also known as the Little Auk, the Dovekie is a bird of the high Arctic. Most Dovekies breed in Greenland in large, noisy, crowded colonies, but some breed in northeastern Canada, and others on a few islands in the Bering Sea ...

Google previewFire Island Inlet to Montauk Point, Long Island, Reach 1, New York, Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet, Evaluation of an Interim Plan for Storm Damage Reduction (1999)

Environmental Impact Statement

The dovekie is a species that has been observed in the off -shore waters of or in the vicinity of the study area during every month of the year, ...

Google previewA Guide to the Birds of New England and Eastern New York (1904)

Containing a Key for Each Season and Short Descriptions of Over Two Hundred and Fifty Species, with Particular Reference to Their Appearance in the Field by Ralph Hoffmann

The Dovekie is an irregular winter visitant as far south as the New Jersey coast. DOVEKIE. Alle alle 8.00 Ad. in winter and Im. — Upper parts black; under parts white; back here and there marked with white ; bill short, black. The Dovekie, or ...

Google previewGranite Monthly (1897)

A New Hampshire Magazine

The dovekie is a Northern bird, properly belonging to coast regions, but sometimes taken here. For occasional visitors also are two of the three New England mergansers — the American and the hooded. Among the many varieties of ducks ...

Google previewAmerican Museum of Natural History Birds of North America (2016)

by DK

white collar at back of head dark crown dark back white triangle on side of breast short, dark tail white undertail A lso known widely as the Little Auk, the stocky and diminutive black-and-white Dovekie is a bird of the High Arctic.

Google previewBirds of Ontario (1985)

by J. Murray Speirs

DOVEKIE (not illustrated) THICK'BILLED MURRE George K. Peck Aile aiie (Linnaeus) the Dovekie is a common breeder on. 232 Alcids.

Google previewBirds of New England (2014)

by Todd Telander

Size:8" Season: Winter Habitat: Offshore oceanic waters Rarely seen from shore, the dovekie is a tiny seabird that inhabits the open North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans when it is not breeding on remote, rocky ...

Google previewThe Birds of New Jersey (2011)

Status and Distribution by William J. Boyle Jr.

dovekie is a fairly common but irregular visitor to the offshore waters of new Jersey during the colder months, but is rarely seen from land. when they do come close to shore, it is usually in november or december.this may be storm related or ...

Google previewAmerican Museum of Natural History Birds of North America Eastern Region (2011)

by DK Publishing

Order Charadriiformes Family Alcidae Species AIIe alle Dovekie short, dark tail bac undertail lso known widely as the Little Auk, the stocky and diminutive black —and-white Dovekie is a bird of the High Arctic. Most Dovekies breed in ...

Google previewBirds of North America (2001)

by Kenn Kaufman

SMALL WESTERN AUKS Marbled Murrelet summer IV Craveri's Murrelet gV*" SMALL NDRTHERN AUKS The Dovekie is a winter bird of. 55.

Google previewA Dictionary of Birds (1896)

by Alfred Newton

The " Greenland Dove " of Arctic seamen and of some writers in the last century is the DOVEKEE or DOVEKEY (often written affectedly Dovekie), the whalers' name for what is ...

Google previewThe Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)

by Peter Weaver

leucoptera Curlew, Hudsonian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Dovekie Little Auk Alle alle Eagle, Gray Sea White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla Egret, Americanl Common Great White Egret Egretta ...

Google previewIllustrated Bird Dictionary and Note Book (1912)

Water Birds, Game Birds and Birds of Prey by Chester Albert Reed

Least Dovekie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bob—Wh1te Dove, Ground . . . . . . . .. Booby Mourning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 98 Blue-faced . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 29 White-winged . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 99 Brant ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

petrel, puffin, rotche, scoter, wigeon 7 anninga, dove- key, dovekie, finfoot, mallard, moorhen, pelican, penguin, skimmer, widgeon 8 alcatras, baldpate, dabchick, murrelet 9 albatross, cormorant, gallinule, guillemot, kite wake 10 shearwater, ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

kingfisher, booby, brant, Canada goose, coot, duck, cormorant, dabchick, darter, diver, dovekie, erne, frigate bird, fulmar, gallinule, gannet, goose, grebe, guillemot, gull, honker, jaeger, kittiwake, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quantitative Risk Analysis and Assessment (2008)

by Edward L. Melnick, Brian S. Everitt

Acronyms: DOVE: dovekie; TBMU: thick-billed murre; BLGU: black guillemot; IVGU: ivory gull ; ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

The dovekie or rotche, Alle nigricans (or Alle alle); the little auk. *See cut under dovekie. sea-dragon (sé'drag"on), n. 1. A fish, Pegasus draco; ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

The dovekie or rotche, Alle nigricans; the little auk. See cut under dovekie. sea-dragon (sé'drag" on), n. 1. A fish, Pegasus draco; a flying sea-horse. See cut under Pegasidae.–2.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

The dovekie or rotche, Aile nigricans (or Alle alle) ; the little auk. *See cut under dovekie. sea-dragon (se'drag'pn), ». 1. A fish, Pegasus draco ; a flying sea-horse. See cut under Pega- sidtc. — 2. A kind of dragonet. bee cut under Cullionymus.

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

See Dovekie. KING-BIRD. One of the most useful and interesting of the American tyrant flycatchers {Tyrannua tyrannus). The bird is less than nine inches in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)

by Mark Nuttall

murres than the smaller dovekie (Alle alle), which comprise the other living members of the auk tribe Alcini. The recently (c.1860) extinct great auk (Pinguinus impennis) was also a member of the Alcini, and some ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

The dovekie or rotche, Alle nigricans; the little auk. See cut under dovekie. sea-dragon (sé' dragoon), n. 1. A fish, Pegasus draco; a flying sea-horse. See cut under Pegasidae.—2.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary, (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

A genus of birds of the auk family, containing the sea-dove, dovekie, or rotche, Alca allo (Linnaaus), Arclo'ca alle (Gray), Mergulus allo of authors in general, now Alla m'gricans (Link).

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Old World vulture, harrier Owlet nightjar Lark Kingfisher Auk, murre, guillemot, dovekie, puffin Goose, Swan, duck Screamer Snakebird, anhinga Swift Kiwi Limpkin Heron, bittern, egret Scrub-bird Scrub-bird Whale-headed Stork Waxwing, ...

Google previewAntarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions [2 volumes] (2014)

by Andrew Jon Hund

dovekie, gannets, terns, cormorants, and loons. These birds feed on a variety of small fish including capelin (Mallotus villosus) and sand lance (Ammodytes spp.). The small ...

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Scrabble value of D2O1V4E1K5I1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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