The European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) is a large gull (up to 26 inches or 66 cm long). One of the best known of all gulls along the shores of western Europe, it was once abundant. It breeds across Northern Europe, Western Europe, Scandinavia and the Baltic states. Some European Herring Gulls, especially those resident in colder areas, migrate further south in winter, but many are permanent residents, e.g. in the British Isles, Iceland, or on the North Sea shores. European Herring Gulls are also abundant around inland rubbish dumps, and some have even adapted to life in inland cities.
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... Sarah Herring Sorin (January 15, 1861 – April 30, 1914) was Arizona's first woman attorney and the first woman to try a case in front of the United States Supreme Court unassisted by a male ... Sorin practiced law with her father Colonel Herring in the firm "Herring Sorin" initially in Tombstone, Arizona and later in Tucson ... (See photo of Sarah Herring Sorin in the Arizona Library Archives.) She is also included in Stanford Law School's Women's Legal History Biography Project ...
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... Herring (/ʃɑrˈnɛl ˈhɛrɪŋ/ shar-NEL HERR-ing born September 25, 1969) is an American politician ... Herring is a member of the Democratic Party ...
... Herring immediately announced her candidacy for the vacancy ... In a caucus on December 16, Herring won the Democratic nomination, defeating Ariel Gonzalez, director of governmental affairs for the American College of Radiology, 191–43 ... Murray requested a recount, which was resolved in Herring's favor she was sworn in on January 26 ...
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“Oh Gull of my childhood,
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oh harbors of oil and cunners, teach me to laugh
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