Examples of waterbird in a Sentence
gulls, ducks, and other waterbirds
Recent Examples of waterbird from the Web
In 2015, the first spring after the nesting islands were built, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service biologists documented 181 nesting pairs of colonial waterbirds nesting on the two islands.
Often regarded as pests, Canada Geese are big waterbirds with long necks, large bodies and large webbed feet.
Mývatn, one of Europe’s most important waterbird habitats, used to host the largest lake ball colonies on Earth.
Meanwhile, the disease has killed thousands of waterbirds, as well as nearly 200 bald eagles and a handful of geese, hawks, owls, killdeer, and probably more avian species.
Today, its remains form the Isles Dernieres chain—five islands, three of which make up Louisiana’s Terrebone Barrier Islands Refuge, which is home to nesting waterbirds.
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Definition of waterbird for English Language Learners
: a bird that swims and lives in or near water
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