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Yellow-legged Gull

Larus michahellis

Description:

Large white headed gull, with white body and light grey wing covers and back, and bright yellow legs, bill and eye ring.

Habitat:

Seen on a small lake at the base of Jura mountain range, at Divonne-les-bains. Outskirts of urban setting, but maintained lake and park around; still very close to protected forest and marshes area. Area just in between the Jura mountains and Geneva lake (Leman) - I must admit that I was rather surprised to see this mediterranean denizen in this lake (but also in Leman or Geneva lake) here, but...

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Jan 25, 2015
Submitted on Jan 2, 2018

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