Sabine's gull

(redirected from Larus sabini)
Related to Larus sabini: Xema sabini

Sab·ine's gull

 (săb′īnz, -ĭnz, sā′bīnz)
A migratory gull (Xema sabini) that breeds in Arctic regions, having a forked tail with feathers rounded at the ends.

[After Sir Edward Sabine (1788-1883), British astronomer and explorer.]
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Flight speed of Ross's gull Rhodostethia rosea and Sabine's gull Larus sabini.
Key words: flight speed, optical range finder, wind response, Rhodostethia rosea, Larus sabini
Mots cles: vitesse de vol, telemetre optique, reaction au vent, Rhodostethia rosea, Larus sabini