In 1937, Alex took delivery of a Percival Mew Gull
which had a top speed of 270mph.
californicus), and Mew Gull
(Larus canus) (Brooks 1922; Knight and others 1990; Buchanan and Watson 2010).
(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.
**Googling a runner Mew Gull
2.00 Wincanton The Percival Mew Gull
was a British racing aircraft of the 1930s and the first civil plane to exceed 200mph.
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).