Larus ridibundus

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Synonyms for Larus ridibundus

small black-headed European gull

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The spot-billed duck was a common species in this study and Saunderss Gull was replaced by the common black-headed gull.
Hong Kong, Rabi'I 9, 1433, Feb 1, 2012, SPA -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government said on Wednesday that Preliminary testing of a dead peregrine falcon and a dead black-headed gull have tested positive for the H5 avian influenza virus, Xinhua reported.
A Black-headed Gull bearing a metal ring at Abergele beach was found to have been ringed at Rainham Tip, London, in March 2011.
Dubai A black-headed gull had birdwatchers in disbelief last week, after it turned out to be a rare and almost unheard of visitor to the Middle East.
There is also the black-headed gull (twenty-five plus), once known as a coddymoddy, in Suffolk and a Scoulton pewit in Norfolk, and the green woodpecker (twenty-five plus), or rain-bird, yaffle, and wood-awl.
They include the bar-headed goose and the great black-headed gull.
A BONAPARTE'S Gull - a rare visitor from North America that closely resembles our Black-Headed Gull - has been seen in Somerset.
The Black-headed Gull and Little Gull were eliminated as possibilities because the microstructure of these species differs from that of the pillow samples by having many pigmented, expanded nodes that occur along most of the barbule.
As the name suggests, this site is an important area for seabirds such as black-headed gull, northern fulmar, Arctic skua and black-legged kittiwake and guillemot.
BIRD QUIZ: A - Blackbird B - Black-headed gull C - House sparrow D - Eddie the Eagle
The survey also found 73 Common Tern, 36 Arctic Tern and 370 Black-headed Gull nests, and a single Roseate Tern.
The starling took the second spot and the black-headed gull came third, knocking the wood pigeon off that slot.
Therefore, we studied the epidemiology of AIV in one of the most common gull species in western Europe, the black-headed gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus).
Our results indicate that arrival time for black-headed gull depended on the conditions in breeding areas, while departure time did not respond to NAO or local temperature.
Blackbirds were a close second with at least two being seen at each school, followed by the black-headed gull and blue tit which were a joint third.