Heermann's gull

Heer·​mann's gull | \ ˈherˌmänz- \
variants: or less commonly Heermann gull

Definition of Heermann's gull

: a white-headed bluish gray gull (Larus heermanni) of the Pacific coast of North America

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History and Etymology for Heermann's gull

after A. L. Heermann †1865 American naturalist

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“Heermann's gull.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heermann%27s%20gull. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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