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Gull - Brown-headed Gull

Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus

Description:

Summer adult has pale brown head; pearl-grey/light grey upper body, underpart, breast and part of head white coloured, chocolate-brown partial hood; red bill and legs Photo taken on the way to Tso Moriri Lake, Ladakh, India

Habitat:

In India - coasts, rivers and lakes, even in high altitudes.

Notes:

Info taken from: 1. Birds of India by Bikram Grewal, Sumit Sen, Sarwandeep Singh, Nikhil Devasar and Garima Bhatia 2. The bigger bird is Brown-headed Gull, smaller is Tern.

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Karan Raghwa
Spotted by
Karan Raghwa

Jammu and Kashmir, India

Spotted on Aug 3, 2018
Submitted on Dec 13, 2019

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