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Fork-tailed gull


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fork-tailed gull (Zoöl) a gull of the genus Xema, of two species, esp. X. Sabinii of the Arctic Ocean.
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In literature:

White and other petrels flew round us, with some gulls, and birds resembling sea swallows, with a forked tail.
"Travels in the Interior of North America, Part I, (Being Chapters I-XV of the London Edition, 1843)" by Alexander Philipp Maximilian, Prince of Wied