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(Juvenile) Western Gull

Larus occidentalis


Immature gull with dark tip on bill. "Western gulls take approximately four years to reach their full plumage, their layer of feathers and the patterns and colors on the feathers. " - Wikipedia


Beach at La Jolla Shores. Found on the west coast of NA.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Liam 8 years ago
Western Gull
Larus occidentalis Western Gull

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CindyBinghamKeiser 8 years ago

Thank you for the ID!

tibiprada 8 years ago

Western Gull !

Liam 8 years ago

The bill is quite large (see photo 3), a good indicator for Western Gull.

San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on May 4, 2012
Submitted on May 5, 2012

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