I looked it up. The internet says the seagull is known to caw, squawk, squeal, cluck, and chirp. It does not account for the gull that visited my window on Saturday to promise: Good Morning and to wish me a safe flight home.
I have been at a writers’ conference since Wednesday. In one of the workshops a presenter shared that she wishes her students bon voyage as they embark on a each writing assignment. Similar to the presenter and my bird friend, I choose buen viaje.