Glaucous gull

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The Glaucous gull – Larus hyperboreus is a large Arctic gull of Type – seabird, Family Laridae and Order Charadriiformes. It is a Holarctic summer breeder and migrates S to Arctic, sub-Arctic and Temperate inshore coastal waters in the winter. The closest European winter range to the AWB Region is the Atlantic coast of SW France. However it has been recorded as Accidental to Morocco.

Type - seabird - breeds singly and colonially on High Arctic islands and coastal cliffs,
Summer Habitat - Arctic shorelines, 
Winter Habitat - inshore coastal waters and shore zones,

Order:	Charadriiformes
Family:	Laridae
Genus:	Larus

Species -	Larus hyperboreus
Glaucous gull - Species - ebird.org
Glaucous gull - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Glaucous gull - Species - npolar.no
Glaucous gull - Birds - borealbirds.org
Glaucous gull - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Glaucous gull - Images - google.com
Glaucous gull - Video - youtube.com
Glaucous gull - Datazone - birdlife.org

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