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Great Black-Backed Gull

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Definition of the noun great black-backed gull

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noun

  1. white gull having a black back and wings

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noun

  1. A large European and American gull, Larus marinus.

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Google previewNipisat - a Saqqaq Culture Site in Sisimiut, Central West Greenland (2004)

by Anne Birgitte Gotfredsen, Tinna Møbjerg

Today, the great black-backed gull is a widespread low artic breeder, breeding most abundantly in the archipelagos of Nuuk, Maniitsoq and Sisimiut Districts ( Boertmann 1994:39). The species was known as a member of the Greenland ...

Google previewBird Voices

LF Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 1, 2 Svartbakur, bakur Svartbag The great black-backed gull is the largest of the gulls. It has a white head and belly, black back and upper wing. It breeds in pairs or in small colonies along the coast in ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Natural History (1864)

by John George Wood

The Great Black-backed Gull is a very fine bird, not very plentiful on our coasts, but spread over the greater part of the British shores. This bird prefers low-lying and marshy lands, and is found on the flat shores of Kent and Essex at the mouth of ...

Google previewThe Birds of Cumberland (1886)

Critically Studied, Including Some Notes on the Birds of Westmorland by Hugh Alexander Macpherson, William Duckworth

GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL. The Great Black-backed Gull is a resident species, about fifteen pairs nesting (1885) upon Bowness and Wedholme flows, in the neighbourhood of the Solway. Dr. Stanley states, “A colony of these birds breed ...

Google previewWild Looe (2014)

by Derek Spooner

The great black-backed gull is the least common of the five major species that nest in the UK (with only about 2,000 pairs in England), though the population more than trebles in winter. These birds have flesh-coloured legs, yellow beaks, and ...

Google previewchambers's encyclopaedia: a dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1878)

Some of the British species of gull are also common in North America, as the Herring Gull, the Great Black-backed Gull, and the Kittiwake; but the Common American Gull (L. zonorhynchus) is not found on the eastern shores of the Atlantic.

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1892)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

The Great Black-backed Gull (X. marinus) rarely breeds in England, though large flocks may be seen at some seasons. In Scotland, particularly in the Outer Hebrides, it is more plentiful, though by no means common. The Lesser Black- backed ...

Google previewOrnithological Dictionary of British Birds (1831)

by George Montagu

GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL.— A name for the Cobb. GREAT CINEREOUS SHRIKE.— A name for the Butcher Bird. GREAT COOT.— A name for the Coot. GREAT CRESTED GREBE A name for the Loon. GREAT EARED OWL.— A name ...

Google previewOrnithological Dictionary; Or, Alphabetical Synopsis of British Birds. With Supplement (1831)

GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL.—A name for the Cobb. GREAT CINEREOUS SHRIKE.—A name for the Butcher Bird. GREAT COOT.—A name for the Coot. GREAT CRESTED GREBE.—A name for the Loon. GREAT EARED OWL.—A name ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia, Volume V (1886)

Some of the British species of gull are also common in North America, as the Herring Gull, the Great Black-backed Gull, and the Kittiwake; but the Common American Gull [L. zonor/njnehus) is not found on the eastern shores of the Atlantic.

Google previewAn analytical dictionary of the English language, in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement ... (1836)

by David Booth

The Great Black-backed Gull (marinus) is twenty-nine inches long; and the navius half a foot shorter, (which some suppose to be the female of the marinus) both inhabit our shores. The latter, which is about two feet long, is called in Cornwall ...

Google previewAn analytical Dictionary of the english language (1836)

in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity by Daniel Booth

The Great Black-backed Gull (marinus) is twenty-nine inches long; and the iicevius half a foot shorter, (which some suppose to be the female of the marinus) both inhabit our shores. The latter, which is about two feet long, is called in Cornwall ...

Google previewAn Analytical Dictionary of the English Language in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement, and the signification of each is traced from its etymology ... To which are added, an introduction, containing a new grammar of the language, and an alphabetical index, etc (1835)

by David BOOTH (Author of the Analytical Dictionary.)

The Great BLACK-BACKED GULL (marinas) is twenty-nine inches long; and the mzvius half a foot shorter, (which some suppose to be the female of the marinus) both inhabit our shores. The latter, which is about two feet long, is called in ...

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