Larus marinus


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Noun1.Larus marinus - white gull having a black back and wingsLarus marinus - white gull having a black back and wings
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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In addition, 2%-10% of the wintering population of great black-backed gulls (Larus marinus) and 11%-39% of the wintering population of peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) were similarly affected.
(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 Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus), which had a distribution of colony sizes much like Sabine's Gull on the YKD, tended to forage close to the nest.