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Lesser Black-backed Gull  - Larus fuscus Sumburgh Head (Shetlands, Scotland).  Geotagged,Larus fuscus,Lesser Black-backed Gull,Spring,United Kingdom Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Lesser Black-backed Gull - Larus fuscus

Sumburgh Head (Shetlands, Scotland).

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The Lesser Black-backed Gull is a large gull that breeds on the Atlantic coasts of Europe. It is migratory, wintering from the British Isles south to West Africa. It is a regular winter visitor to the east coast of North America, probably from the breeding population in Iceland.

This species breeds colonially on coasts and lakes, making a lined nest on the ground or a cliff. Normally, three eggs are laid. In some cities the species nests within the urban environment, often in association.. more

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Nov 23, 2021. Captured Jun 16, 2013 12:40 in VP3G+P5 Sumburgh, Shetland, UK.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/5.6
  • 10/10000s
  • ISO400
  • 300mm