coastal diving bird

Definitions of coastal diving bird
  1. noun
    gull family; skimmer family; jaeger family; auk family
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    long-winged web-footed aquatic bird of the gull family
    gull-like seabird that flies along the surface of the water with an elongated lower mandible immersed to skim out food
    rapacious seabird that pursues weaker birds to make them drop their prey
    gull, sea gull, seagull
    mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    small slender gull having narrow wings and a forked tail
    Stercorarius parasiticus, arctic skua, parasitic jaeger
    a variety of jaeger
    bonxie, skua
    gull-like jaeger of northern seas
    type of:
    sea bird, seabird, seafowl
    a bird that frequents coastal waters and the open ocean: gulls; pelicans; gannets; cormorants; albatrosses; petrels; etc.
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