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glaucous

[′glȯ·kəs]
(botany)
Having a white or grayish powdery coating that gives a frosty appearance and rubs off easily.
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Predation on eiders Somateria mollissima by the glaucous gull Larus hyperboreus in Spitsbergen.
Between 1998 and 2002, we searched the entire surface area of 5-13 barrier islands in the Beaufort Sea once a year, in mid July, to document the number of nests of common eiders and glaucous gulls present during mid to late incubation (Table 1; Noel et al., 2002).
The entire global population of the Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus (Fig.
Isolates came from 2 of 33 sampled glaucous gulls, a species confined to the Arctic regions, that have limited southbound migration during the nonbreeding season.
lockischmitidae mainly by its much larger size, longer leaves, green scape and rachis, scape bracts with stellate trichomes, larger branch number, glaucous and shorter floral pedicels, sepals widely elliptic and petals narrowly elliptic.
have heavily glaucous, very narrowly ovate, entire leaflets.
A wide range and occasionally very high levels of halogenated organic contaminants have been reported in glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus; Bourne and Bogan 1972; Gabrielsen et al.
Latin America's glaucous macaw has probably become extinct during the past 50 years.
She mourns the paradise parrot, the glaucous macaw, the pig-footed bandicoot, and the Jamaican giant galliwisp, along with the better-known passenger pigeon and dodo, all laid low by humans wrecking their habitats, introducing predators and diseases, or just hunting them down.
Simon Farrell, defending, asked: "Are you familiar with, say, the glaucous macaw, Lear's macaw or blue-headed macaws?"