black-headed gull

noun

Definition of black-headed gull

: a Eurasian gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus synonym Larus ridibundus) that is sometimes found along the northeastern coast of North America and that in breeding plumage has a dark brown head that often appears black

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“Black-headed gull.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black-headed%20gull. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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