murre murre

Definition(s):

  • (n) black-and-white diving bird of northern seas

Usage(s):

  • Like the little auk, the murre feeds on ocean Crustacea, starves inland.

News

  • Bald eagles bad news for seabird on Oregon Coast

    The recovery of bald eagle populations in Oregon is an environmental success story that has resulted in a resurgence of this iconic symbol in the state, which is good news – unless you happen to be a common murre, a kind of seabird that lives at the coast.
    on August 23, 2013     Source: KVAL Eugene

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