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black-and-white diving bird of northern seas

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The recovery program was designed following the information made available by Rodriguez and Furelos (2004) regarding the local current status of the common murre and was completed with other additional information gathered from restoration programs applied in California after different accidental oil spills (U.
In the meantime, the murres must be thoroughly cleansed of oil, which destroys their feathers' natural waterproofing abilities and can cause them to freeze to death.
The pingers halved the accidental murre deaths but seemed to attract seals, as if a dinner bell signaled free salmon.
In Common Murres some of the most intense fighting occurs in mate defence and in all alcids males may risk injury while defending females (Birkhead 1978; 1985; Birkhead et al.
Its aim is to repopulate islands off the state of Maine with puffins, murres, and the endangered roseate tern.
In the early 1800s, seals were exploited for furs; in 1850, egg companies started removing millions of murre eggs to sell in San Francisco markets.
Speakers at the meeting are leading international experts: Yehudit Bergman (The Hebrew University, Israel), Anne Corcoran (The Babraham Institute, UK), Katia Georgopoulos (Harvard Medical School, USA), Michael Krangel (Duke University, USA), Matthias Merkenschlager (MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, UK), Cornelis Murre (University of California, San Diego, USA), Stephen Smale (University of California, Los Angeles, USA), Alexander Tarakhovsky (The Rockefeller University, USA), Keji Zhao (National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, USA).
Talking to PTV news, Director said that Murre is going to receive heavy rain from Friday causing chilly weather in twin cities.
The most recent example involves Oregon colonies of the common murre, a black and white (one source says "penguin-like") seabird that spends winter on the water and comes on shore to lay an egg (one per couple) once a year.
Declining Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia colonies experience higher gull predation rates: an inter-colony comparison.
The common murre, in other words, may not be as quick to celebrate the eagles' comeback.
Planells-Cases R, Caprini M, Zhang J, Rockenstein EM, Rivera RR, Murre C, et al.
According Sandra Murre, president of Jordan Engineering, "We've found that a large number of existing ERP systems aren't being used because they don't integrate well with plant floor devices.
Year Species Scientific name 1990s 2004 Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica 400 (1974) >1,000 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle Common Murre Uria aalge 0 Razorbill Alca torda Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 30 (1983) Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Herring Gull L.