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Red-billed Gull

Chroicocephalus scopulinus


The Red-billed Gull is a fairly small gull with an all-red bill, red eye ring, red legs and feet, pale grey wings with black wingtips. The rest of the body and tail are white. There is virtually no visual difference between the male and female birds. The immature gulls have a dark brown bill with only hints of red. The legs are also brown and there are brown spots on the grey wings.


New Zealand coast.


This photo is from Mangawhai Heads. North Island. new zealand

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Elbereth 7 years ago

new zealand, red-billed gull

Northland, New Zealand

Lat: -36.10, Long: 174.59

Spotted on Aug 19, 2010
Submitted on Oct 29, 2010

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