Glaucous Gull
Fact File
Taken at Dunbar on 19th March  2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.





Glaucous Gull.
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Local names:
Larus hyperboreus.
Charadriiformes.
Laridae.
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Breeds colonially or singly on coasts and cliffs, making a lined nest on the ground or cliff.
Omnivore.
Adults are pale grey above, with a thick yellow bill. Immatures are very pale grey with a pink and black bill.
Breeds in Arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere. This gull is migratory, wintering as far south as the British Isles and northernmost states of the United States, also on the Great Lakes. A few birds sometimes reach the southern USA and northern Mexicico.
2–4 light brown eggs with dark chocolate splotches.
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