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Gull in flight during a snow storm Gull in a snow storm Aves,Flight,Hydrocoloeus minutus,birds,gull,meeuw,snow Click/tap to enlarge Species intro

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  1. Nice atmosphere on this one. Posted 8 years ago
  2. Hi. Sorry, but that's a winter plumage Black-headed, not a Little gull. Little would have a black bill, hardly any black on the wing tip, and a dark grey underwing. Posted one year ago

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The Little Gull , is a small gull which breeds in northern Europe and Asia. It also has small colonies in parts of southern Canada. It is migratory, wintering on coasts in western Europe, the Mediterranean and the northeast USA; in recent years non-breeding birds have summered in western Europe in increasing numbers. As is the case with many gulls, it has traditionally been placed in the genus ''Larus''. It is the only member of the genus ''Hydrocoloeus'', although it has been suggested that Ross's.. more

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Species identified by Roeselien Raimond
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By Roeselien Raimond

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Uploaded Jun 19, 2011. Captured Dec 5, 2010 20:11.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO800
  • 155mm