What is another word for dovekie?

Pronunciation: [dˈʌvki] (IPA)

The word "dovekie" refers to a small seabird also known as a little auk. There are several synonyms for dovekie, including black-billed auk, sea dove, rotch, and ice quail. These birds are found in the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions and are known for their plump bodies, short wings, and characteristic white markings around their dark eyes. They are expert divers, able to reach depths of up to 60 meters, and feed on small fish, crustaceans, and plankton. Conservation efforts have been implemented to protect these birds due to changes in their habitat caused by climate change.

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What are the hyponyms for Dovekie?

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  • hyponyms for dovekie (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Dovekie?

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Usage examples for Dovekie

One winter a dovekie lived for three weeks by a small open space made by the eddy near some ledges; then a hard freeze came, and the poor thing broke its neck, diving at the round black space of ice which looked scarcely different from the same space of open water.
"A Northern Countryside"
Rosalind Richards

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