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Birds that live near the sea

albatross

noun

a large white seabird with long narrow wings

auk

noun

a black and white sea bird with small wings that goes under water to catch fish

cormorant

noun

a large dark-coloured bird with a long neck that lives near the sea and eats fish

gannet

noun

a large white sea bird that lives on cliffs

guillemot

noun

a black-and-white sea bird that lives in the northern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

gull

noun

a large black and white bird that lives near the sea and has a loud call

oystercatcher

noun

a large bird that lives near the sea and eats shellfish

pelican

noun

a large bird with a bag of skin that hangs from its beak that it uses for storing the fish it kills

penguin

noun

a black and white bird that lives by the sea around Antarctica and cannot fly

petrel

noun

a black and white seabird

puffin

noun

a large black and white bird with a big brightly-coloured beak. It lives near the North Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

sandpiper

noun

a small bird that lives in the northern part of the world, usually by the sea, and has long legs and a long thin beak

seagull

noun

a common grey and white seabird

shag

noun

a large black bird that lives near the sea

tern

noun

a bird that lives by the sea. It is similar to a seagull.

pre-cation

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