gull

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Related to Laridae: Rallidae, Scolopacidae, Sturnidae, Seagulls

gull

member of the bird family Laridae. An effortless flier, webfooted, hookbeaked and an inhabitant of the shoreline.
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On a total of 6306 individuals observed, gulls (family Laridae, genus Larus) were the most frequently sighted seabirds year-round in Santa Monica Bay (55.
Egg dumping is well known among many avian species, including members of the Family Laridae (Yom-Tov 2001).