But to return from this digression to the general habits of the herring gull.
It was a herring gull in mature plumage, and its wing was broken.
herring gull and the primaries are grayish instead of black.
The only other sounds I have heard to-day were the herring gull's cackle.
He was a herring gull, and one of the largest I have ever seen.
This bird, though called "lesser," is larger than any of the other gulls, except the herring gull and the great black-backed gull.
The herring gull is very plentiful on this coast, wherever sand flats and shallow water offer attractive feeding grounds.
Young birds are mottled grayish brown and white, of varying shades, but always lighter than the young of the herring gull.
These eggs are large in size, and very closely resemble those of the herring gull.
The herring gull is a large and powerful bird, thoroughly competent to dispose of a herring or even a more bulky fish.