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How to use dovekie in a sentence
The dovekie, or black guillemot (Uria grylle), breeds in great numbers in the Orkney islands.
A dovekie, in its white winter plumage, and two seals have been seen lately.In the Arctic Seas | Francis Leopold McClintock
This little bird belongs to the family of auks and puffins, the guillemots and the dovekie.
One distressed dovekie was picked up, but failed to survive.Our Vanishing Wild Life | William T. Hornaday
The dovekie is sometimes called a little auk to distinguish it from the larger species of the family.
British Dictionary definitions for dovekie
another name for the little auk: See auk
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