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Ring Billed Gull

Larus delawarensis

Description:

Adults are clean gray above, with a white head, body and tail; their black wingtips are spotted with white. They have yellow legs and a yellow bill with a black band around it. Nonbreeding adults have brown-streaked heads. During their first two years, Ring-billed Gulls are a motley brown and gray with a pink bill and legs.

Habitat:

Often congregate around humans, at garbage dumps, parking lots, and freshly plowed fields. While the species is common on coastal beaches, particularly during winter, many Ring-billed Gulls lead inland lives, never setting eyes on the sea.

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daniel.dparsons
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daniel.dparsons

Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Mar 7, 2020
Submitted on Mar 8, 2020

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