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Akiaki Gull (Red-billed Gull)

Chroicocephalus scopulinus


Picture was taken few days before the 5.7 & 6.0 aftershocks that struck Christchurch and central Canterbury area...Epicentre was about 2 klms away...

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I had saved this pic for my panoramio profile (although I decided not to use it, because of the bird's presence), but just because that akiaki is so cute, I posted it here instead...I need to search my hard disk for more pics from Sumner seagulls, thanks for reminding me :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Nice looking gull. Very sensible too putting the cones out.

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Spotted on Dec 20, 2011
Submitted on Oct 12, 2012

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