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Ring-billed Gull

Larus delawarensis


Adults are 49 cm (19 in) length and with a 124 cm (49 in) wingspan. The head, neck and underparts are white; the relatively short bill is yellow with a dark ring; the back and wings are silver gray; and the legs are yellow. The eyes are yellow with red rims. This gull takes three years to reach its breeding plumage; its appearance changes with each fall moult.

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marirs 8 years ago

Actually, it is ring billed gull. Thanks

marirs 8 years ago

It is a gull, let me pull up your suggestion and check. Thanks

jamiewgoodspeed 8 years ago

looks a bit like a ring billed gull but I'm not familiar at all with birds that far away from florida.

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Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Sep 13, 2009
Submitted on Mar 23, 2014

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