Definition of 'kittiwake'
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Example sentences containing 'kittiwake'
There have been catastrophic breeding seasons in recent years for birds such as kittiwakes and guillemots.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They also kill puffins and kittiwakes.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The sea sighs at the feet of the cliffs where fulmars and kittiwakes are sitting hopefully on nests precariously wedged into the narrowest of crevices.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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