mew gull

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Synonyms for mew gull

the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America

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As he was pushing his Percival Mew Gull into the hangar, he glimpsed another aircraft - a Mark 1 Supermarine Spitfire.
Birds were identified to species, when possible, or to 1 of 3 classes: (1) scoters (Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, and Black Scoter); (2) dabblers (American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Pintail, and Green-winged Teal), and (3) gulls (Glaucous-winged Gull, Bonaparte's Gull, California Gull, and Mew Gull).
The inset photograph shows a weary 24-year-old Henshaw after his record-breaking London-Capetown flight in a Percival Mew Gull in 1939.
Also, the relationship between contaminants and trophic level, as inferred from stable-nitrogen isotope analysis ([Delta]15N), was examined in four colonial waterbird species: herring gull, mew gull (L.
Thirteen species are new records for the region, including one for the Northwest Territories (black-headed gull Larus ridibundus) and two for the Canadian Arctic Archipelago (killdeer Charadrius vociferus; mew gull Larus canus).
Species pictured include brown bears, walruses, moose, orca whale, black bear, red caribou, seal, dal sheep, red fox, musk ox, mew gulls, and sea otters.
There are wildflowers a blooming, red squirrels a chattering, magpies wooing, ravens bellowing and mew gulls cooing.
The region is mainly populated by Black Headed and Mew Gulls but a few rare eggs have also disappeared in the last year.
When she and her colleagues compared the 1984 estimates to the 1989 through 1991 surveys, population declines at oiled sites appeared to exceed those at unoiled sites among loons, harlequin ducks, scoters, black oystercatchers, Arctic terns, and mew gulls. Among the most significant declines: Loon and scoter populations at oiled sites were 86 percent lower than expected and harlequin ducks 76 percent lower than expected.
Newly demonstrated foraging method of Herring Gulls and Mew Gulls with benthivorous diving ducks during the nonbreeding period.