As they approached the end of the jetty, they met a lad who had wounded one of these large gulls called Tom Norries, a beautiful creature, with its fine lead-coloured wings and charming snow-white breast, and eye like a diamond. "I will give you a shilling for the bird," said Dewhurst. "But what are you to do with it?" replied the lad. "I would not like it to be killed.