laughing gull

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laugh′ing gull′

a small, black-headed gull of New World coastlines, Larus atricilla, having a laughlike cry.
[1780–90, Amer.]
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Noun1.laughing gull - small black-headed European gulllaughing gull - small black-headed European gull  
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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Premier last month announced that it had bought certain brands and assets from rivals The Laughing Gull Company and Greenwich Direct, in an attempt to increase market share and distributor coverage within the UK and Ireland.
The adult laughing gull continues its stay at Porthmadog Harbour, showing off to crowds of birdwatchers.
Major deals have included acting for longstanding client Brooks Mileson in his pounds 46m sale of Albany RTA to Helphire Group, the MBO of Penny Plain, and acting for Premier Direct from the MBO through to the flotation and acquisition of the Wonderful Book Company and the Greenwich Direct and Laughing Gull deals.
Back home, we learned a laughing gull had been spotted at Porthmadog.
South Shields-based Premier has bought up Greenwich Direct and The Laughing Gull in a move which will instantly expand its distributor network by at least 50 staff.
North American birds the laughing gull, Franklin's gull and the chimney swift have also been spotted recently.
Retailing group Premier Direct announced yesterday that it has acquired the distributor network, brands and some assets of two of its smaller competitors, Greenwich Direct Ltd and The Laughing Gull Company.
Exotic sightings include a laughing gull and a Patagonian Conure parrot, which lived in Marden Quarry Park in Whitley Bay for three years from 1996.
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BIRDWATCHERS from all over the country are flocking to New Brighton after a rare sighting of the Laughing Gull.
As scarlet tanager, indigo bunting, laughing gull, trumpeter swan.
The Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla) has a predominantly southern breeding range, extending from the Carribbean and the Gulf of Mexico northward to Atlantic Canada (Burger 1996).