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  • 26) and the alliance, especially dwelt upon, of that group with the gulls (No.

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  • the sub-family Sterninae of the gulls or Laridae, but, according to P. J.

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  • He was, indeed, the first to show clearly the relationship of the heron-like birds with the Steganopodes; of storklike birds with the American vultures; the great difference between the latter and the other birds of prey; the connexion of the gulls and auks with the plovers, and that of the sand-grouse with the From Newton's FIG.

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  • The area was nearly empty except for crying gulls, a man running with his dog, and an elderly lady propped up in a half chair read­ing.

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  • Immense flocks of gulls were probably attracted to it then as now by its insect life, and its lagoons and streams teemed with aquatic birds.

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  • The area was nearly empty except for crying gulls, a man running with his dog, and an elderly lady propped up in a half chair read­ing.

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  • Laridae, gulls, cosmopolitan.

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  • 4), pigeons, gulls, plovers, rails and penguins, have the vomer pointed in front while the maxillo-palatines are free, leaving a fissure between the vomer and themselves.

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  • Geese, ducks, cranes, pelicans and gulls are very numerous in the autumn months.

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  • in the Cathartae, in the Anseres, gulls, rails and various other aquatic birds.

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  • Ducks, divers, geese, gulls, all the Russian species of snipes and sandpipers (Limicolae, Tringae), swarm on the marshes of the tundras and on the crags of the Lapland coast.

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  • Gulls and amphibious birds abound in large variety; three kinds of penguin have their rookeries and breed here, migrating yearly for some months to the South American mainland.

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  • Several varieties of water-fowl, especially curlews, pelicans, gulls, ducks, terns, geese and snipe, are found in the vicinity of the lakes.

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  • 27) are steps which, though indicated by Merrem, are here for the first time clearly laid down; and the separation of the gulls from the petrels (No.

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  • Among the larger birds are cranes, herons, the ibis, storks, eagles, vultures, falcons, hawks, kites, owls, the secretary birds, pelicans, flamingoes, wild duck and geese, gulls, and of game birds, the paauw, koraan, pheasant, partridge, guinea fowl and quail.

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  • The rarest of all the gulls is also found on the Peruvian coast, namely, the Xema furcatum.

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  • The sea-elephant and sea-leopard are characteristic. Penguins of various kinds are abundant; a teal (Querquedula Eatoni) peculiar to Kerguelen and the Crozets is also found in considerable numbers, and petrels, especially the giant petrel (Ossifraga gigantea), skuas, gulls, sheath-bills (Chionis minor), albatross, terns, cormorants and Cape pigeons frequent the island.

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  • The sea-birds include a great variety of gulls, guillemots, cormorants, albatrosses (four species), fulmars and petrels, and in the Gulf of St Lawrence the gannet is very abundant.

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  • Large numbers of grebes - great crested, eared, and little, - gulls and pelicans frequent the lake.

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  • The family Laridae is composed of two chief groups, Larinae and Sterninae - the gulls and the terns, though two other subfamilies are frequently counted, the skuas (Stercorariinae), and that formed by the single genus Rhynchops, the skimmers; but there seems no strong reason why the former should not be referred to the Larinae and the latter to the Sterninae.

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  • Taking the gulls in their restricted sense, Howard Saunders, who has subjected the group to a rigorous revision (Proc. Zool.

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  • It contains the largest as well as the smallest of gulls.

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  • Many of the gulls congregate in vast numbers to breed, whether on rocky cliffs of the sea-coast or on healthy islands in inland waters.

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  • Both species of Xema are readily distinguished from all other gulls by their forked tails.

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  • cantiaca - named from the place of its discovery, though it has long since ceased to inhabit that neighbourhood - is the largest of the British species, equalling in size the smaller gulls and having a dark-coloured bill tipped with yellow, and dark legs.

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  • From time to time upon the Rio Grande may be seen ducks, wild geese, swans, cranes, herons and gulls.

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  • On the coasts a number of gulls and terns are found, also the eider-duck and the sea-eagle, which, however, is also distributed far over the land.

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  • Geese, ducks and other water fowl frequent the lakes and bays in the migratory season, and eagles, gulls, hawks, kingfishers, owls, plover, woodcock, " partridge " (ruffed grouse), robins, orioles, bobolinks, blue birds, swallows, sparrows, and many other insectivorous birds are common.

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  • In the marshes of the Salt Lake breed grebes, gulls and terns, and formerly the white pelican.

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  • The waters of City Creek were at first diverted and a canal was built; and the results were encouraging, though in the summer of 1848 crops were destroyed by a swarm of black crickets; but in turn this pest was devoured by sea-gulls, and the phrase " gulls and crickets " has become one of peculiar historic significance in Utah.

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  • On the rocky headlands and islands of the coast nest thousands of gulls, cormorants, puffins, guillemots, surf-ducks (Oedemia), dotterels, terns, petrels and numerous other birds.

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  • Puna Ibises and Andean Gulls are often present in large numbers and with luck we'll see Andean avocet as well.

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  • There were also numerous White and Brown Pelicans and a flock of 200+ American avocets plus many gulls and terns.

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  • backed gulls and golden plover.

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  • On the water there were Canada Geese, Mallard, three female buffleheads, a pair of Blue-winged teal and lots of Ring-billed Gulls.

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  • But American vagrants were far from absent, with the male canvasback returning to Abberton Reservoir and two Ring-billed Gulls by the Thames.

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  • Puffins, gulls, shags, cormorants, seals, dolphins, porbeagle sharks, and even killer whales.

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  • Inland colonies of gulls, terns and great cormorants were defined by a single six figure grid reference denoting the center of the colony.

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  • Also here were 30+ long-billed curlew (bird of the trip ), at least four Brewer's sparrows and four Franklin's gulls.

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  • Near the gulls, roosted a group of Comb Ducks and behind them a flock of Garganey included some smart drakes.

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  • The lake and golf course fairway on the North side is a good spot to look for migrant Gulls and Terns.

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  • I remember we were sitting by the majestic river Shannon watching a feeding frenzy of sea gulls.

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  • Large flocks of northern fulmar fulmar Fulmarus glacialis and gulls feed among the grounded icebergs.

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  • glaucous gulls seen and five Mistle Thrushes together at Double Dike.

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  • Again Rob got the grumps, caused by us placing food on top of his car - the sea gulls soon found it.

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  • An adult Mediterranean gull was among the roosting gulls.

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  • The terrain changed with the broad green levels around the cobbled pavements of the raised beaches alive with nesting gulls.

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  • Go to the pier (fishmarket) in the port to make pictures Band tailed gulls.

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  • It was designated for its estuaries and adjacent coastal habitats, which are important for breeding gulls, terns and wintering waterfowl.

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  • Colin Parker Tumbling clouds, wheeling gulls... You see, the scenery has a poetic effect on you!

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  • Gulls were a welcome site among the Black headed gulls were a welcome site among the Black headed Gulls on the flood.

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  • A few Black-headed gulls were resting on the slow flowing river.

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  • On the main lagoon, there only appeared to be Yellow-legged gulls on my visits.

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  • We saw a flock of 24 slender-billed gulls in a pool on the beach next to the platform.

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  • The gulls were predominantly grey-headed, but among them we found 2 kelp gulls, a Med. gull and good numbers of slender-billed gulls.

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  • At a rocky headland with a lighthouse we enjoyed a nesting colony of Silver Gulls which we could walk through.

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  • Future: Possibly a major impact on town-dwelling herring gulls.

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  • Puna ibises and Andean Gulls are often present in large numbers and with luck we'll see Andean Avocet as well.

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  • kelp gulls, a Med. gull and good numbers of slender-billed gulls.

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  • A superb gannet, guillemots, razorbills, shags, kittiwakes and, of course, a lot of gulls where seen.

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  • metreolitary dolphin was seen feeding among gulls diving into the sea on 3 July, 500 meters from the beach at Normans Bay.

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  • Whimbrel flew past in small flocks and a few American oystercatchers were seen, as well as many Kelp Gulls.

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  • In bright sunshine we were able to watch Snowy Sheathbills, Dolphin Gulls, Crested Ducks and Blackish oystercatchers at our leisure.

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  • noisy American oystercatchers were in complete contrast to the very inactive nocturnal Swallow-tailed Gulls.

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  • puna ibises and Andean Gulls are often present in large numbers and with luck we'll see Andean Avocet as well.

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  • roosting gulls.

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  • An Osprey, Black Skimmers, Willets and Laughing Gulls sat on the exposed sandbars of Río San Cristóbal.

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  • Glaucous Gulls on the offshore sandbars to the East of Burry Port, Ivory Gull, 1 record at BPH.

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  • scavenged by the gulls, already beginning to gather.

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  • Gulls are natural scavengers (like the vulture of Africa ): they have an important role to play in cleaning up animal remains.

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  • Nine Eider, 2 Little Gulls and a few Common scoter lingered off the Bill where 3 Red-throated Divers also passed by.

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  • The winds do howl and clouds scud by Me thinks tis too late, as the sea gulls still cry.

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  • Children feed the squawking gulls as their grandparents sit back and absorb the sea breeze.

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  • On a trip to Torquay the dog wanted to chase sea gulls - fine until he tried running on a patch of floating seaweed.

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  • Other birds to look out for are blue-eyed shags, kelp gulls, cape petrels, skuas, snowy sheathbills and antarctic terns.

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  • squawking gulls, a seal and penguins.

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  • swallow-tailed gulls could be seen perched.

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  • Two sandwich terns were spotted from the track going down to the visitor center roosting with the gulls.

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  • Sadly, there were no gulls or other waterfowl present this day.

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  • A small lake attracted a number of birds including Little Gulls, Greenshank and our first whimbrel of the trip.

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  • Wildfowl numbers are starting to build up, with a few wigeon being seen, and winter Common Gulls are beginning to appear.

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  • wildfowl numbers are starting to build up, with a few Wigeon being seen, and winter Common Gulls are beginning to appear.

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  • Immense flocks of gulls were probably attracted to it then as now by its insect life, and its lagoons and streams teemed with aquatic birds.

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  • 4), pigeons, gulls, plovers, rails and penguins, have the vomer pointed in front while the maxillo-palatines are free, leaving a fissure between the vomer and themselves.

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  • Very important are also the investigations which show how, for instance in such fundamentally different groups as petrels and gulls, similar bionomic conditions have produced step by step a marvellously close convergence, not only in general appearance, but even in many details of structure.

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  • He was, indeed, the first to show clearly the relationship of the heron-like birds with the Steganopodes; of storklike birds with the American vultures; the great difference between the latter and the other birds of prey; the connexion of the gulls and auks with the plovers, and that of the sand-grouse with the From Newton's FIG.

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  • in the Cathartae, in the Anseres, gulls, rails and various other aquatic birds.

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  • Laridae, gulls, cosmopolitan.

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  • Ducks, divers, geese, gulls, all the Russian species of snipes and sandpipers (Limicolae, Tringae), &c., swarm on the marshes of the tundras and on the crags of the Lapland coast.

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  • Gulls and amphibious birds abound in large variety; three kinds of penguin have their rookeries and breed here, migrating yearly for some months to the South American mainland.

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  • Several varieties of water-fowl, especially curlews, pelicans, gulls, ducks, terns, geese and snipe, are found in the vicinity of the lakes.

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  • 26) and the alliance, especially dwelt upon, of that group with the gulls (No.

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  • 27) are steps which, though indicated by Merrem, are here for the first time clearly laid down; and the separation of the gulls from the petrels (No.

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  • Among the larger birds are cranes, herons, the ibis, storks, eagles, vultures, falcons, hawks, kites, owls, the secretary birds, pelicans, flamingoes, wild duck and geese, gulls, and of game birds, the paauw, koraan, pheasant, partridge, guinea fowl and quail.

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  • The rarest of all the gulls is also found on the Peruvian coast, namely, the Xema furcatum.

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  • The sea-elephant and sea-leopard are characteristic. Penguins of various kinds are abundant; a teal (Querquedula Eatoni) peculiar to Kerguelen and the Crozets is also found in considerable numbers, and petrels, especially the giant petrel (Ossifraga gigantea), skuas, gulls, sheath-bills (Chionis minor), albatross, terns, cormorants and Cape pigeons frequent the island.

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  • Hence the names peewit, peaseweep and teuchit, commonly applied in some parts of Britain to this bird - though the first is that by which one of the smaller gulls, Larus ridibundus (see Gull), is known in the districts it frequents.

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  • The sea-birds include a great variety of gulls, guillemots, cormorants, albatrosses (four species), fulmars and petrels, and in the Gulf of St Lawrence the gannet is very abundant.

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  • Geese, ducks, cranes, pelicans and gulls are very numerous in the autumn months.

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  • Large numbers of grebes - great crested, eared, and little, - gulls and pelicans frequent the lake.

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  • The family Laridae is composed of two chief groups, Larinae and Sterninae - the gulls and the terns, though two other subfamilies are frequently counted, the skuas (Stercorariinae), and that formed by the single genus Rhynchops, the skimmers; but there seems no strong reason why the former should not be referred to the Larinae and the latter to the Sterninae.

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  • Taking the gulls in their restricted sense, Howard Saunders, who has subjected the group to a rigorous revision (Proc. Zool.

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  • It contains the largest as well as the smallest of gulls.

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  • Many of the gulls congregate in vast numbers to breed, whether on rocky cliffs of the sea-coast or on healthy islands in inland waters.

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  • Both species of Xema are readily distinguished from all other gulls by their forked tails.

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  • Eared grebes and ring-billed gulls breed on the sloughs of the plains, and rarely the white pelican nests about the lake shores.

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  • the sub-family Sterninae of the gulls or Laridae, but, according to P. J.

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  • cantiaca - named from the place of its discovery, though it has long since ceased to inhabit that neighbourhood - is the largest of the British species, equalling in size the smaller gulls and having a dark-coloured bill tipped with yellow, and dark legs.

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  • From time to time upon the Rio Grande may be seen ducks, wild geese, swans, cranes, herons and gulls.

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  • On the coasts a number of gulls and terns are found, also the eider-duck and the sea-eagle, which, however, is also distributed far over the land.

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  • Geese, ducks and other water fowl frequent the lakes and bays in the migratory season, and eagles, gulls, hawks, kingfishers, owls, plover, woodcock, " partridge " (ruffed grouse), robins, orioles, bobolinks, blue birds, swallows, sparrows, and many other insectivorous birds are common.

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  • In the marshes of the Salt Lake breed grebes, gulls and terns, and formerly the white pelican.

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  • The waters of City Creek were at first diverted and a canal was built; and the results were encouraging, though in the summer of 1848 crops were destroyed by a swarm of black crickets; but in turn this pest was devoured by sea-gulls, and the phrase " gulls and crickets " has become one of peculiar historic significance in Utah.

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  • On the rocky headlands and islands of the coast nest thousands of gulls, cormorants, puffins, guillemots, surf-ducks (Oedemia), dotterels, terns, petrels and numerous other birds.

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  • An Osprey, Black Skimmers, Willets and Laughing Gulls sat on the exposed sandbars of Río San Cristóbal.

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  • Glaucous Gulls on the offshore sandbars to the East of Burry Port, Ivory Gull, 1 record at BPH.

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  • The broken body fluttered down to the sea a hundred feet below, to be scavenged by the gulls, already beginning to gather.

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  • Gulls are natural scavengers (like the vulture of Africa): they have an important role to play in cleaning up animal remains.

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  • Nine Eider, 2 Little Gulls and a few Common Scoter lingered off the Bill where 3 Red-throated Divers also passed by.

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  • The winds do howl and clouds scud by Me thinks tis too late, as the sea gulls still cry.

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  • Children feed the squawking gulls as their grandparents sit back and absorb the sea breeze.

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  • On a trip to Torquay the dog wanted to chase sea gulls - fine until he tried running on a patch of floating seaweed.

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  • Other birds to look out for are blue-eyed shags, kelp gulls, cape petrels, skuas, snowy sheathbills and antarctic terns.

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  • Visitors are led along a small brook and stroll through the dunes to discover sea birds, squawking gulls, a seal and penguins.

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  • Just before dawn the gulls, Herring Gulls are squawking a lot just like they do throughout the day in nearby Hove.

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  • You might expect herring gulls to have evolved so that they more closely match the characteristics of the supernormal stimulus.

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  • Closer to the water, on rocks at the bottom of the cliffs, immaculate Swallow-tailed Gulls could be seen perched.

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  • Two sandwich terns were spotted from the track going down to the visitor center roosting with the gulls.

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  • Sadly, there were no gulls or other waterfowl present this day.

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  • A small lake attracted a number of birds including Little Gulls, Greenshank and our first Whimbrel of the trip.

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  • Wildfowl numbers are starting to build up, with a few Wigeon being seen, and winter Common Gulls are beginning to appear.

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  • Others might not share your enthusiasm for punk rock or hip hop and may even prefer the sounds of the sea gulls and the surf to a loud thumping bass.

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  • Could you hear the gulls, the clink of the cubes and the waves lapping the shore?

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  • Eared grebes and ring-billed gulls breed on the sloughs of the plains, and rarely the white pelican nests about the lake shores.

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