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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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COLLOCHAN-GULL, n. comb. “The black-headed gull, Larus ridibundus” (e.Kcb. 1885 C. Swainson Brit. Birds 209). Cf. Lochan Gull.

[From the name of a loch four miles west of Dumfries where it breeds in some thousands.]

Collochan-gull n. comb.

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