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
Translations
isolokki
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Ecological effects of organochlorine pollutants in the Arctic: a study of the glaucous gull.
On the first night we moored in the depths of a forest alongside the River Dane and got our first chance to look at the Glaucous Gull in detail.
A Firecrest was at RSPB Conwy, Black Redstarts at RSPB South Stack and Bardsey, where a Glaucous Gull was only the 30th record for the island.
The glaucous gull remains at Pensarn, Abergele, favouring the area between the railway station and Middle Gate whilst Mediterranean gull numbers are increasing around estuaries along the coast from Aberdaron to Llanfairfechan.
Off Aberdesach were 12 great northern divers, while Bangor harbour hosted a juvenile glaucous gull.
Meanwhile the juvenile glaucous gull remained in the Menai Straits, commuting between Foryd Bay and the tip at Menai Bridge - gulls love the easy meals on a landfill.
A juvenile glaucous gull showed well at Foryd Bay, having been seen last week in Caernarfon.
A Glaucous Gull over the Clwyd estuary at the weekend was one of very few of this arctic-edge species this winter, while a Cetti's Warbler was nearby at Rhyl's Brickworks Pool.
Great Grey Shrikes were at World's End and Llyn Brenig, while the hardy winter residents of Bardsey spotted Hen Harrier, Glaucous Gull and Short-eared Owl last week.
A juvenile glaucous gull flew past the Point, while at least three different individuals were in the Menai Strait.
A Glaucous Gull was seen near Benllech on Monday, while other Anglesey sightings include a Black-necked Grebe and eight Great Northern Divers in Holyhead harbour.
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.