The Caribbean Dictionary

gaulin
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Noun
Cattle egret. A small white heron which spends most of its time around cattle and livestock instead of water wading as most herons do. They feed on the insects and grubs disturbed by the grazing animals.
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Noun
The Little Blue Heron is a small heron. It breeds from the Gulf states of the USA through Central America and the Caribbean south to Peru and Uruguay. It is a medium-large, long-legged, heron with a long pointed blue or greyish bill with a black tip.
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blue gaulin
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gaulin
mizk Mar 26, 2013
hey, can someone tell me how to pronounce this word? i've only seen it written, i want to know how to say it out loud.
wulf Mar 26, 2013
prounouce it like gaalin
derrick Mar 26, 2013
Gahlin
derrick Mar 26, 2013
Think "darlin" without the r.
mizk Mar 27, 2013
thanks!
Jovial Jan 15, 2016
Tick Bird is what they call it
Lenster Jan 07, 2019
We say gawwlin.
Gaulin Jan 07, 2021
Can be blue or white. Love to be around cattle.
Kelman Jul 19, 2021
We call them gaulin
curtis Nov 26, 2021
we a patwa people so galling we call it
Kay Jan 21, 2022
we say gaulin/gawlin or dawlin which all means darling "long neck darling"
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