26) and the alliance, especially dwelt upon, of that group with the gulls (No.
He was, indeed, the first to show clearly the relationship of the heron-like birds with the Steganopodes; of storklike birds with the American vultures; the great difference between the latter and the other birds of prey; the connexion of the gulls and auks with the plovers, and that of the sand-grouse with the From Newton's FIG.
The sub-family Sterninae of the gulls or Laridae, but, according to P. J.
The area was nearly empty except for crying gulls, a man running with his dog, and an elderly lady propped up in a half chair reading.
Immense flocks of gulls were probably attracted to it then as now by its insect life, and its lagoons and streams teemed with aquatic birds.