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alcid

members of the bird family Alcidae, the northern counterpart of the southern hemisphere penguin; includes auks, guillemots, puffins.
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Organized chronologically into seven sections beginning with 'Fewer Than 100 Years Ago' to 'More Than 50,000 Years Ago', each of these individual chapters list now extinct species that ranging from the better known Passenger Pigeon, Great Auk, and Dodo, to the more obscure Horned Turtle, Australian Thunderbird, and Megatooth Shark.
She's worked with powerhouse acts like Bjork and the Kronos Quartet, and she's brought that collaborative approach to her latest release, Auk, which is the IInuktitut word for blood.
If we are not careful the Liver Bird, which is already on the endangered species list, may soon go the way of the dodo, the moa and the great auk.
Prior to coming to AUK as Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences in 2006, she was Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts at Washington State University (1998-2005).
The seventh-grade science teacher joined Ann Harding, a biologist at Alaska Pacific University, to study the feeding habits of a bird known as the little auk (Alle alle).
The Great Auk, an extinct bird on display, is a reminder of how species could become extinct as a result of human actions.
AUK tire stockpiles review, which provides information and guidance on the current status of tires stockpiles in the UK, completes the list of new publications.
Even with such concerns, The Auk fought several battles and held the front.
It estimates that thousands of guillemots have died, mostly by drowning, but is baffled as to why no other species of auk has been affected.
AUK food laboratory is taking a leading role in helping the food industry in Cyprus meet the demands for membership of the European Union.