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The yellow-legged gull , sometimes referred to as western yellow-legged gull , is a large gull of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, which has only recently achieved wide recognition as a distinct species. It was formerly treated as a subspecies of either the Caspian gull ''L. cachinnans'', or more broadly as a subspecies of the herring gull ''L. argentatus''.
The genus name is from Latin ''Larus'' which appears to have referred to a gull or other large seabird, and the species name.. more

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Jul 15, 2014. Captured Jun 29, 2014 08:08 in 99, Lozenets, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO100
  • 280mm