This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word little auk
little auk, dovekie, Plautus alle(noun)
small short-billed auk abundant in Arctic regions
A dovekie, a bird of the species Alle alle.
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.
Find a translation for the little auk definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography: