glaucous gull


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glaucous gull

n
(Animals) a gull, Larus hyperboreus, of northern and arctic regions, with a white head and tail and pale grey back and wings
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A Slavonian Grebe is giving views at Cemlyn Bay, nine Greenland White-fronted Geese continue their overwinter sojourn at Talacre, and another Glaucous Gull is at Llanddulas.
Our trip started at Anderton Marina, near Northwich, where we took possession of Glaucous Gull, a modern 66ft craft.
This may indicate that the glaucous gull is susceptible to changes to TH homeostasis mediated by exposure to halogenated organic contaminants.
We therefore suggest that energy considerations alone are insufficient to explain Glaucous Gull foraging behavior at Coats Island.
1996), eight species of gulls may occur in northern Norway: Mew Gull, Larus canus\ Great Black-backed Gull, Larus marinus; Glaucous Gull, Larus hyperboreus; Iceland Gull, Larus glaucoides; Herring Gull, Larus argentatus; Lesser Black-backed Gull, Larus fuscus\ Black-headed Gull, Chroicocephalus ridibundus\ and Little Gull, Hydrocoloeus minutus.
The large numbers of gulls from the Arctic remained into last week, including an ivory-white Glaucous Gull patrolling the coast between Aberdesach and Dinas Dinlle.
The entire world population of the Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus breeds in the circumpolar Arctic.
White wingers" is the collective slang for the glaucous gull and Iceland gull, as all their primary feathers (the ones at the end of each wing) are pure white in adult plumage.
A long-staying Glaucous Gull is on Llanddulas beach, while a Surf Scoter is off shore with a Black Guillemot, a rare bird east of the Ormes.
Days like this always throw up some birds in surprising places, such as a jack snipe on Llandudno's Bodafon Fields and first-winter glaucous gull on the Glaslyn at Pont Croesor (summer home to North Wales' only ospreys).
More snow buntings were at Kinmel Bay and the Little Orme, with Lapland buntings at Carmel Head and Bardsey Island, where a juvenile glaucous gull was the first of the year and a garden warbler was another late migrant.