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Gull

Larus sp.

Habitat:

Regularly near the ocean, but I have seen in farm fields which is just plain strange to me.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Atul
Atul 8 years ago
Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus)
Larus fuscus Lesser Black-backed Gull


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5 Comments

Thank you, and I suppose that is true haha.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

This is more likely to be a herring gull. Lesser black-backs don't occur where you spotted this.

NicoleB
NicoleB 8 years ago

Lovely fellow.
Not sure how Atul is so sure about the ID, I think there are quite a few options as to what this fellow could be. But I'm not so good with the US Gull families.

Them being in fields is not so unusual. They most likely eat the seeds there, I think.

Thank you!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Very nice!
Welcome to Project Noah Emily!

Coos Bay, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Dec 27, 2011
Submitted on Dec 27, 2011

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