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glaucous gull

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Definition of glaucous gull in English:

noun

A large white and pale grey gull breeding on Arctic coasts.
  • Larus hyperboreus, family Laridae
Example sentences
  • Below we report the geographic distribution of long-tailed ducks, eiders, scoters, glaucous gulls, and Pacific loons with respect to month and ice cover.
  • Mark and Alex took the lead in the kayaks, harried by pale glaucous gulls and the quick, forked-tailed arctic terns.
  • Unlike other birds observed during these surveys, glaucous gulls occurred in significantly higher densities in June than in July and August.

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