Great Black Backed Gull
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Taken at Belhaven Bay on 20th August 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 



Taken at Ullapool on 21st July 2008 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Dunbar Harbour on 22nd October 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Lunch
Taken at Musselburgh on 27th July 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile
Taken at Musselburgh on 6th September 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens
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Juvenile
Taken at Saltcoats on 10th December 2017
using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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3rd Summer
Taken at Musselburgh on 23rd July 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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First Winter
Taken at Stevenston on 1st October 2017 using Nikon D5200 with
Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Second Summer
Taken at Stevenston on 1st October 2017 using Nikon D5200 with
Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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In flight
Taken on Oban to Islay ferry on 8th July 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.

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Great Black Backed Gull.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Larus marinus.
Charadriiformes.
Laridae.

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A lined nest on the ground often on top of a
rocky stack.
They will investigate any small organism they
encounter and will readily eat almost anything
that they can swallow. Will hunt and kill any prey
smaller than themselves.

It is grayish-black on the wings and back, with
conspicuous, contrasting white "mirrors" at the
wing tips. The legs are pinkish, and the bill is
yellow or yellow-pink with some orange or red
near the tip of lower bill.
64–79 cm
1.5–1.7 m
April - June
1 to 3 eggs greenish-brown with
dark speckles and blotches.

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