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 The Gull Lake Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Gull Lake is a large (2044 acres surface area, 110 feet maximum and 41 feet mean depth) and recreationally important lake in southwestern Michigan (northern Kalamazoo and southern Barry counties).
Gull Lake had three things working in favor of rapid recovery from eutrophication once the major source of phosphorus had been eliminated: 1) it was deep, 2) its water was high in concentrations of calcium and magnesium salts, and 3) the average residence time for water was short (4 years).
Gull Lake is one of several in the Midwestern USA that is the object of research on historic trends in metal and organic contamination in inland lakes.
www.mlswa.org /glqo-321/history_kbs.html   (3703 words)

  
 Gull - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apart from the kittiwakes, gulls are typically coastal or inland species, rarely venturing far out to sea.
Hybridisation between species of gull occurs quite frequently, although to varying degrees depending on the species involved (see Hybridisation in gulls).
The taxonomy of the large white-headed gulls is particularly complicated.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gull   (464 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - gull (Vertebrate Zoology) - Encyclopedia
Gulls are larger and bulkier than terns, and their tails are squared rather than forked.
The Franklin's gull of the Great Plains is called the "prairie dove." The California and western gulls are common on the Pacific coast.
Gulls are classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Aves, order Charadriiformes, family Laridae.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/G/gull.html   (322 words)

  
 Gull: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Gulls are seabird[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link]s in the family Laridae and subfamily Lari.
The pacific gull (larus pacificus) is a very large gull native to the southern coasts of australia and the nearby islands....
The grey-headed gull (larus cirrocephalus) is a small gull which breeds patchily in south america and africa south of the sahara....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/gu/gull.htm   (1353 words)

  
 Gulls: Wildlife Notebook Series - Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Glaucous-winged gulls breed in Alaska from the British Columbia border to the end of the Aleutian chain and northward to Bristol Bay, western Nunivak Island, and the Pribilofs.
Gulls tend to colonize and are very aggressive, often exhibiting much antagonism toward members of their own and other species.
Alaska's herring gull populations are not likely to expand in the foreseeable future because of restricted nesting space and lack of substantial sources of artificial food.
www.adfg.state.ak.us /pubs/notebook/bird/gulls.php   (1195 words)

  
 Herring Gull - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Adult Herring Gulls are similar to Ring-billed Gulls but are much larger, have pinkish legs, and a much thicker yellow bill with more pronounced gonys.
First-winter Herring Gulls are much browner, but second and third-winter birds can be confusing since soft part colors are variable and third-year Herring Gull often show a ring around the bill.
These are omnivores like most Larus gulls, and will scavenge on rubbish tips and elsewhere, as well as seeking suitable small prey in fields or on the coast, or robbing plovers or lapwings of their catches.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Herring_Gull   (400 words)

  
 Laughing Gull
Laughing Gulls lose their dark feathers during the fall molt and are white-headed in winter.
The Laughing Gull is not a good fishermen and rarely catches live food from the sea unless its prey is crippled.
If the clutch is lost, the female gull will quickly lay again --another survival mechanism-- replacing her lost broods, if necessary, as often as three or four times.
www.honoluluzoo.org /laughing_gull.htm   (442 words)

  
 Casebook: Jack the Ripper - The Life and Possible Deaths of Sir William Gull
William Withey Gull was born on December 31st 1816 aboard the barge "The Dove" which was moored at St Osyth Mill in the parish of St Leonard, Colchester.
In 1837 Gull was accepted as a pupil at Guy's Hospital and this began a association with that establishment which was to continue for the rest of his life.
Gull was made a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1869 and in 1871 he achieved national prominence when he treated the Prince of Wales for typhus.
www.casebook.org /dissertations/dst-gull.html   (1354 words)

  
 GULL LAKE RESORT | BRAINERD MN ON GULL LAKE
Gull Lake Resort is situated on famous Gull Lake and considered the premiere lake in the state of Minnesota.
Gull is fifteen miles long and is ideal for swimming, May to September and is also excellent for fishing, water skiing, boating, or sailing.
Gull Lake Resort is centrally located between Brainerd and Nisswa (10 Miles) and is convenient to many attractions, casual eating places or fine dining, horseback riding, and a Federal dam with Indian Burial grounds.
www.gulllake.com   (235 words)

  
 IA DNR: State Parks
The Gull Point lodge, built during the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corp, is the largest such facility in the state.
Gull Point's beach provides a fine place for young and old to sunbathe and splash in the crystal clear water.
Gull Point State Park and the associated areas are located throughout the Lake Okoboji and Spirit Lake area.
www.iowadnr.com /parks/state_park_list/gull_point.html   (443 words)

  
 NatureWorks - Ring-billed Gull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In North America, the ring-billed gull breeds in the Northwest from the prairies of Canada south to California.
The female ring-billed gull lays two to four eggs in a hollow in the ground.
The ring-billed gull returns to its nesting site well before it is time to nest to establish its territory.
www.nhptv.org /natureworks/ringgull.htm   (281 words)

  
 Gull page v2
Gulls are, however, often very easy to photograph and I have taken hundreds of close-up shots to document changing plumages, and to use in classes and lectures.
Hailman, J.P. Cliff-nesting adaptations of the Galapagos Swallow-tailed Gull.
Breeding behavior of the Swallow-tailed Gull of the Galapagos.
www.montereybay.com /creagrus/gulls.html   (1684 words)

  
 Herring Gull vs. Thayer's Gull
The end of the wing of Herring Gull (left) is a fl triangle of 5-7 primary feathers with two white interior spots (mirrors).
The Herring Gull shows pale bases to the inner primaries, called "windows." In overall coloration the tailband and flight feathers are flish, while those of Thayer's are pale brownish, more similar to Glaucous-winged Gulls.
In general, Thayer's Gull (right) is paler and less heavily marked on the body, and the wing coverts show less contrast than Herring (by late winter, the brownish plumage of all gulls fades quite a bit).
thebirdguide.com /gulls/herr_vs_thay.htm   (1113 words)

  
 Gull intro
Gulls are among the most common birds seen along our coast.
To learn to identify gulls you need to know: (1) what species to expect and when, (2) how to determine the age of a gull, (3) and what features to focus on for gulls of different ages.
Hybrid gulls, which are readily seen in some areas, are not addressed.
www.santacruzbirdclub.org /gullint.html   (957 words)

  
 Seeing The Light - Gull Rock Lighthouse
Thomas Jackson was appointed as Gull Rock's first keeper, and after arriving at the station he exhibited the light for the first time on the night of November 1, 1867.
As was the case with the Neelon ten years previous, while the Spokane was declared a total loss, she was subsequently recovered and rebuilt, and continued to ply the lakes for 23 years until she was scrapped in 1935.
The group received ownership of the station in in June 2005, and is planning to begin the arduous task of stabilizing and restoring the station to serve as a retreat for writers and artists.
www.terrypepper.com /lights/superior/gull-rock   (1539 words)

  
 Silver gull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Two male and 1 female silver gulls are new on exhibit in the Zoo's Woodland Aviary.
»» Wild populations of the silver gull are abundant and increasing.
If they wander from their territory too soon, they often will be killed by other gulls.
www.kcmo.org /kc150.nsf/web/gull   (128 words)

  
 Gull Lake Michigan-Residential Lakefront Property Specialists-Area Information
Gull Lake Country Club is located on the western shore of Gull Lake, and offers sailing, raquet sports, yacht club, and a world class golf course.
The entire lake is within the award winning Gull Lake Community School System, and is adjacent to the Gull Lake View Golf Club and Resort consisting of five championship eighteen hole golf courses.
Gull Lake is indeed more than just a home, it is truly a wonderful lifestyle.
www.gulllakemich.com /information.htm   (268 words)

  
 New Zealand bird, Larus dominicanus, black-backed gull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The fl-backed gull is a circumpolar navigator, living in and around the coasts of South America, South Africa, south–east Australia and New Zealand.
We have been told, says Elsdon Best, that occasionally, the Karoro sea gull was tamed by Maori and employed as a pest–destroyer, released among the sweet potato crops that they might consume the the big caterpillars that infested the plants.
One early collector of data tells us that such tame birds would accompany on the wing the people of the village when moving to other parts on a fishing, fowling, rat–catching or berry collecting expedition but another such collector has stated that such birds were deprived of their powers of flight by their captors.
nzbirds.com /birds/blackbackedgull.html   (537 words)

  
 Gull Watching
Gulls are difficult and the differences between species are often quite subtle.
Gulls, like many birds, breed in one area and migrate to warmer climates in the winter--you knew that.
This smallish-sized gull is similar to the Mew Gull with yellow legs, but it has a fl ring on its yellow bill.
www.franceswood.net /gulls.htm   (1261 words)

  
 All About Birds
The Herring Gull is the quintessential basic "seagull," with no distinctive characters that immediately set it apart from other gull species.
The Herring Gull is part of a complex of large, white-headed gulls that breed across the northern hemisphere.
The Herring Gull has extended its breeding range southward along the Atlantic Coast, and may be displacing the more southern Laughing Gull from some areas.
www.birds.cornell.edu /programs/AllAboutBirds/BirdGuide/Herring_Gull.html   (347 words)

  
 All About Birds
One of the smallest of the "white-headed" gulls, the Mew Gull is common along Pacific Coast beaches in winter.
The European form, known as the "Common Gull" has less white in the wingtips than the American form, or "Short-billed Gull," and its first-year plumage is much paler.
Although the Mew Gull is a common bird along the Pacific Coast, it is a rarity in the East.
www.birds.cornell.edu /programs/AllAboutBirds/BirdGuide/Mew_Gull.html   (327 words)

  
 Gull Point
State park natural areas are set aside to provide locations for scientific observation of natural systems, to protect examples of typical and unique plant and animal communities and to protect outstanding examples of natural interest and beauty.
At least four gull species can be seen year round at least three tern species can be seen in warmer seasons.
About 67 acres of Gull Point have been set aside as a special management area in hopes of allowing rare and migratory shorebirds to nest, rest and feed successfully.
www.presqueisle.org /gull_point.html   (264 words)

  
 Gull Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Gull is a fully licenced travel agency, and is a member of the Airport Ground Transportation Association (USA/Canada/Australia).
Established in 1980, Gull is still proudly Geelong owned and operated.
Gull operates a fleet of nine passenger vehicles, and also has 5 star charter coaches available for hire (up to 46 passengers).
www.gull.com.au   (102 words)

  
 Thayer's Gull Ontario Birds 17
Gosselin concluded: Given the great variability of Kumlien's Gull, its intermediate appearance, and the intermediate position of its breeding and wintering grounds, I firmly believe that Kumlien's Gull is an intergrade population between Iceland and Thayer's.
Since Iceland Gull was the first described of the three taxa, it will become the name of the species.
Interbreeding of Thayer's Gull, Larus thayeri, and Kumlien's Gull, Larus glaucoides kumlieni, on Southampton Island, Northwest Territories.
www.ofo.ca /ThayersOFO.htm   (4085 words)

  
 Welcome to Gull
The second section is a manual for Glulx Inform designed for people who already know Z-machine Inform — meaning that Gull doesn't come close to supplanting the regular Inform Designer's Manual, which is required reading before beginning section two.
Finally, Gull includes a number of sample games illustrating various aspects of Glulx Inform, which you can play and whose sample code you can peruse.
Gull has also been uploaded to the IF archive in two pieces: gull-docs.zip, with the HTML files, and gull-games.zip, with the sample games.
adamcadre.ac /gull/gull.html   (568 words)

  
 Slater Museum :: Gulls   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Note that the mantle color looks different in the first pair of photos; lighting affects gull mantle color strongly, and all suspected rare gulls should be photographed with other known species to facilitate comparison.
The great amount of white on the secondary tips has been much overemphasized as a field mark for the species; my suspicion is that it is the contrast with the very dark mantle that makes it so prominent in Slaty-backs.
I don't see anything about it that indicates it couldn't be a Western Gull, and, of course, the parsimonious conclusion is the preferred one when it comes to considering a bird a common vs. a rare species.
www.ups.edu /biology/museum/gullphotos.html   (774 words)

  
 Welcome to the Gull Lake Community Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The Gull Lake Swimming Pool and the Town of Gull Lake would like to inform patrons that smoking inside the fenced areas will not be permitted.
Gull Lake will be hosting a slo-pitch tournament on Saturday, June 24th.
As you may already be aware, Gull Lake has changed from the Red Cross program to the Lifesaving program.
www.glcn.com   (380 words)

  
 Ernie's on Gull
Ernie's on Gull is a full service bar, restaurant and marina open year round.
Ernie's on Gull has a luxurious dining room, full service bar, an outdoor deck just feet from the lake with an outdoor bar complete with seating and food.
Ernie's on Gull also hosts several special events throughout the season, from snowmobile drags and fishing tournaments in the winter to water skiing competitions and fishing tournaments in the summer.
www.erniesongull.com   (332 words)

  
 Gull Lake Michigan-Residential Lakefront Property Specialists-About Us
We have lived on Gull Lake for many years, and our two daughters are both graduates of the Gull Lake Schools.
We have enjoyed the Gull Lake lifestyle for many years, and truly enjoy this "lake for all seasons" with sailing, power boating, golf, fishing, ice-boating and skating.
It doesn't matter if you are a permanent resident or a seasonal resident, Gull Lake is the "special place" that makes you feel you have more than a home, you have a lifestyle.
www.gulllakemich.com /about_us.htm   (355 words)

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