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Common gull

Larus canus


Common gulls are seen in quite high numbers around Lake Geneva in winter, especially along harbours. Stronger and larger than than the often sighted Common Black-headed gulls, they often win in battles for the best perching spot as seen here.


Pier, lake shore.


One of the characteristics of the Common gull is its white and round head. In winter plumage it is streaked with grey.

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Vaud, Switzerland

Lat: 46.46, Long: 6.84

Spotted on Feb 19, 2015
Submitted on Mar 29, 2015

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