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Brown-headed gulls On one remote beach of alibaug, maharashtra state, India..<br />
They were resting with Black headed gulls, terns, plovers etc etc..<br />
Its superb to watch all this avian diversity together..<br />
They were flying close and hence i was unable to shoot them by my 70-300..  70-300,Bird,Brown-headed gull,Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus,D5200,India,Nikon,NikonD5200,Tamron,abhitap,birding,birds,macro,wild,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge

Brown-headed gulls

On one remote beach of alibaug, maharashtra state, India..
They were resting with Black headed gulls, terns, plovers etc etc..
Its superb to watch all this avian diversity together..
They were flying close and hence i was unable to shoot them by my 70-300..

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The brown-headed gull, ''Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus,'' is a small gull which breeds in the high plateaus of central Asia from Tajikistan to Ordos in Inner Mongolia. It is migratory, wintering on the coasts and large inland lakes of tropical southern Asia. As is the case with many gulls, was traditionally placed in the genus ''Larus''.

This gull breeds in colonies in large reedbeds or marshes, or on islands in lakes, nesting on the ground. Like most gulls, it is highly gregarious in.. more

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by abhitap
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Uploaded Jan 5, 2015. Captured Dec 26, 2014 17:42.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/7.1
  • 1/2s
  • ISO640
  • 195mm