Predation on eiders Somateria mollissima by the glaucous
gull Larus hyperboreus in Spitsbergen.
Between 1998 and 2002, we searched the entire surface area of 5-13 barrier islands in the Beaufort Sea once a year, in mid July, to document the number of nests of common eiders and glaucous
gulls present during mid to late incubation (Table 1; Noel et al., 2002).
The entire global population of the Glaucous
Gull Larus hyperboreus (Fig.
Day four saw the Glaucous
Gull approach historic Chester.
Isolates came from 2 of 33 sampled glaucous
gulls, a species confined to the Arctic regions, that have limited southbound migration during the nonbreeding season.
Bold orange is a fantastic contrasting colour for grey or glaucous
, dusty blue plants such as festucas, he says.
lockischmitidae mainly by its much larger size, longer leaves, green scape and rachis, scape bracts with stellate trichomes, larger branch number, glaucous
and shorter floral pedicels, sepals widely elliptic and petals narrowly elliptic.
have heavily glaucous
, very narrowly ovate, entire leaflets.
A wide range and occasionally very high levels of halogenated organic contaminants have been reported in glaucous
gulls (Larus hyperboreus; Bourne and Bogan 1972; Gabrielsen et al.
She mourns the paradise parrot, the glaucous
macaw, the pig-footed bandicoot, and the Jamaican giant galliwisp, along with the better-known passenger pigeon and dodo, all laid low by humans wrecking their habitats, introducing predators and diseases, or just hunting them down.
Simon Farrell, defending, asked: "Are you familiar with, say, the glaucous
macaw, Lear's macaw or blue-headed macaws?"