glaucous gull

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glaucous gull

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(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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(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.
Fecal samples from glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus) were enriched (18 h at 37[degrees]C) in brain-heart infusion broth (Becton Dickinson, Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA) supplemented with aztreonam and vancomycin (10 mg/L and 4 mg/L, respectively; ICN Biomedicals Inc., Aurora, OH, USA), followed by spreading on chromID VRE plates (bioMerieux, Marcy l'Etoile, France) and incubated for 48 h at 37[degrees]C.
Studies on glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus) breeding in the Barents Sea have reported that high blood levels of halogenated organic contaminants in this species might cause reproductive, behavioral, and developmental stress.
Key words: Glaucous Gull; Larus hyperboreus; Arctic; population status; population trends; monitoring; conservation concerns
In dovekie chicks, albinism or other plumage colour aberrations probably decrease life expectancy as a result of increased rates of predation by the glaucous gull (Larus hyperboreus).
Glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus) are major predators in the Arctic and may benefit from human development.
We describe three previously unreported methods that hunting glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus) use to capture nesting and fledgling dovekies (Alle alle).
Key words: glaucous gull, Larus hyperboreus, arctic fox, Vulpes lagopus, kleptoparasitism, Magdalenefjorden, NW Spitsbergen
From the surveys, we identified 16 potential nest predators, with glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus) and parasitic jaegers (Stercorarius parasiticus) making up more than 80% of the observations.
Key words: polar bear, Ursus maritimus, barnacle goose, Branta leucopsis, glaucous gull, Larus hyperboreus, predation, Hornsund, SW Spitsbergen
(2006) evaluated data about glaucous gull (Larus hyperboreus) numbers on the Arctic Coastal Plain to determine whether they have increased over time and whether apparent changes were related to anthropogenic food inputs into the environment related to oilfield development.
On a evalue les donnees de releves aeriens pour les goelands bourgmestres (Larus hyperboreus) des lagunes de la mer de Beaufort dans le centre de l'Alaska, pres des champs petroliferes de la baie Prudhoe des mois de juin a septembre des annees 1978 a 2001 afin de determiner les tendances caracterisant le nombre de goelands bourgmestres, leurs associations avec l'activite humaine et les relations confondues avec les variables environnementales.