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  1. little auk, dovekie, Plautus alle(noun)

    small short-billed auk abundant in Arctic regions


  1. little auk(Noun)

    A dovekie, a bird of the species Alle alle.


  1. Little Auk

    The Little Auk, or Dovekie, is a small auk, the only member of the genus Alle. It breeds on islands in the high Arctic. There are two subspecies: A. a. alle breeds in Greenland, Iceland, Novaya Zemlya and Spitsbergen, and A. a. polaris on Franz Josef Land.


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