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Pacific gull

Larus pacificus


Body white except for black wings and back. Bulky yellow bill with a a red tip, yellow legs. Body up to 66cm long


Coastal areas & off shore islands


Pacific gulls often drop molluscs from a height to break shells so they can feed on the soft creatures inside. Usually found in singles or pairs, adults are relatively sedentary; young birds disperse

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Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Aug 16, 2014
Submitted on Aug 18, 2014

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