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From Science Daily on 01-Feb-2017 09:27

New research shows a population of large gulls in Scotland failed to thrive as the fish catch landed by the local fishing fleet fell.


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The article focusses on these birds

Bird:
Herring Gull
(Adult)
Std Name:
European Herring Gull
Order:
Charadriiformes
Family:
Laridae
Species:
Larus argentatus
Herring Gull
Bird:
Great Black-backed Gull
(Adult)
Order:
Charadriiformes
Family:
Laridae
Species:
Larus marinus
Great Black-backed Gull
Bird:
Lesser Black-backed Gull
(Adult)
Order:
Charadriiformes
Family:
Laridae
Species:
Larus fuscus
Lesser Black-backed Gull
 
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