herring gull

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Synonyms for herring gull

large gull of the northern hemisphere

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In 2008, we banded the Lesser Black-backed Gull and Herring Gull mate, monitored the nest for offspring, and banded the chick.
The next time you pass a playing field or park and see a flock of feeding herring gulls, it is worth stopping for a moment to observe their behaviour.
Clutch size and egg and chick mortality of Kent Island Herring Gulls.
As well as breeding and living in Britain, the herring gull can also be found in Iceland, the Faroes, Ireland, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.
Messy, noisy and even killers - but the herring gull has many qualities to admire, says our man Aled <B John Keachie 060813SEAGULL_009
Competition judge Greg Armfield, from WWF, described the winning picture of the herring gull as "a unique and striking image, one that captures perfectly the power, chaos and intensity of the ocean as it surrounds the gull".
The three winter residents were Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus), Eared Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis), and Herring Gull (Larus argentatus).
The herring gull, which was protecting her nest, dived at anyone approaching the building's entrance in Colwyn Bay.
TAKEAWAY: A Herring gull makes off with one of the hundreds of shellfish lining the dock' GLORIOUS MUD: The empty Canning Dock is providing plenty of food for the city's sea birds Pictures: MARTIN BIRCHALL
Last month a civil tribunal upheld the complaint against the divorced 65-year-old of Herring Gull Close, Blyth, Northumberland
Galvin, who launched a hair care product range with the Prince of Wales last year, was taken to a police station accused of repeatedly punching and kicking his neighbour, 61-year-old James Hicken, who he had found trying to help an injured herring gull in his garden last year.
Crowley rode the Paddy Mullins-trained Herring Gull to win the 1968 Totalisator Champion Novices' (later Sun-Alliance) Chase and the following month's Irish National.
A RARE Caspian tern spent a weekend touring Norfolk where its herring gull size - making it the biggest tern in the world - and giant red beak ensured it stood out.
He had his first Cheltenham Festival winner with Herring Gull in 1968 and four times he has trained the winner of the Irish Grand National.
In an experiment, researchers put herring gull eggs in the nests of wild ring-billed gulls.