mew gull


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Noun1.mew gull - the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North Americamew gull - the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
sea gull, seagull, gull - mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
genus Larus, Larus - type genus of the Laridae
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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.
A Kamchatka mew gull from Siberia recently appeared on Nantucket, along with a little gull, black-headed gull, and red phalarope.
Escape: Near collapse and face covered with blood, Alex Henshaw is lifted from the cockpit on his Mew Gull aircraft at the end of a record breaking flight from Britain to Cape Town and back in 1939.
In 1938 he won the Kings Cup Air Race, flying the Percival Mew Gull in record time, and in 1939 he set the record for a solo flight from Gravesend to Cape Town and back.
Conversely others have increased, such as Northern Gannet Moms bassanus, Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo, and Mew Gull Larus canus (Gardarsson, 2008a, b; Thorstensen and Petersen, 2013).