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Lesser Black-backed Gull / Heringsmöwe

Larus fuscus fuscus

Description:

Mostly white bird with grey and black accents

Habitat:

Near harbour of Stockholm

Notes:

Accompaning a seacruiseship to get some food

1 Species ID Suggestions

luiselye
luiselye 8 years ago
Lesser Black-Backed Gull
Larus fuscus fuscus


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6 Comments

StefanFriedhoff
StefanFriedhoff 8 years ago

updated, 3 more pictures added

StefanFriedhoff
StefanFriedhoff 8 years ago

Here there are... thanks again for your positive comments!

luiselye
luiselye 8 years ago

Thanks Laura Maria! And I totally agree, Stefan, this is a very nice photo. Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to see the new ones…

StefanFriedhoff
StefanFriedhoff 8 years ago

Thank you! I took a series of pictures...I've got some more spectacular flying stunts. I will add them soon.

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 8 years ago

WOW amazing photo!! This is fantastic. Luiselye is correct, the yellow legs identify this as a lesser black-backed gull :D The timing on this is amazing, I love it!

luiselye
luiselye 8 years ago

The very dark back and the yellow legs suggest a Lesser Black-backed Gull (subspecies fuscus fuscus)…

StefanFriedhoff
Spotted by
StefanFriedhoff

Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden

Lat: 59.33, Long: 18.06

Spotted on Jul 15, 2008
Submitted on Jun 3, 2011

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