The other 2 large-bodied gull species found in Alaska, the Glaucous Gull
Our trip started at Anderton Marina, near Northwich, where we took possession of Glaucous Gull
, a modern 66ft craft.
It also hosted a juvenile glaucous gull
. The two water pipits remain at Porthmadog Cob.
Ecological effects of organochlorine pollutants in the Arctic: a study of the glaucous gull
. Ecol Appl 13:504-515.
foraging activity and predation rates were higher under windy conditions.
A Glaucous Gull
was at Afon Wen near Criccieth on Saturday, with another long-stayer at Llanddulas.
(1996), eight species of gulls may occur in northern Norway: Mew Gull, Larus canus\ Great Black-backed Gull, Larus marinus; Glaucous Gull
, Larus hyperboreus; Iceland Gull, Larus glaucoides; Herring Gull, Larus argentatus; Lesser Black-backed Gull, Larus fuscus\ Black-headed Gull, Chroicocephalus ridibundus\ and Little Gull, Hydrocoloeus minutus.
The large numbers of gulls from the Arctic remained into last week, including an ivory-white Glaucous Gull
patrolling the coast between Aberdesach and Dinas Dinlle.
| Scarcer birds spotted this week include a Quail near Eglwysbach on Sunday; six Spotted Redshanks at Connah's Quay; and a Glaucous Gull
at Llanddulas beach.
The entire world population of the Glaucous Gull
Larus hyperboreus breeds in the circumpolar Arctic.
Bardsey kicked off the feast with a glaucous gull
on Friday, only the 21st record on the island.
Days like this always throw up some birds in surprising places, such as a jack snipe on Llandudno's Bodafon Fields and first-winter glaucous gull
on the Glaslyn at Pont Croesor (summer home to North Wales' only ospreys).