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any of several gulls having a dusky or black head, as Larus ribidundus of northern Europe and Asia.
Historical Examples

On the Seashore R. Cadwallader Smith
Birds in Flight W. P. Pycraft
The Land’s End W. H. Hudson
British Sea Birds Charles Dixon
The Swan and Her Crew George Christopher Davies
Yachting Vol. 2 Various.
Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
British Sea Birds Charles Dixon
Poachers and Poaching John Watson
Among the Birds in Northern Shires Charles Dixon


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