Glaucous-winged gull

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The Glaucous-winged gull – Larus glaucescens is a large N Pacific gull of Type – seabird, Family Laridae and Order Charadriiformes. It is a summer breeder around the N Pacific ocean, in winter it distributes more widely in the Bering sea and migrates S along the western seaboard of the USA. It is an Accidental to the AWB Region.

Type - seabird - colonial breeder, nests with seaweed in a hollow,
Summer Habitat - remote islets, headlands, typically close to the seashore, landfill sites,
Winter Habitat - open coastal seas, shore lines, beaches, harbours, 

Order:	Charadriiformes
Family:	Laridae
Genus:	Larus

Species -	Larus glaucescens
Glaucous-winged gull - Species - ebird.org
Glaucous-winged gull - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Glaucous-winged gull - Species - animaldiversity.org
Glaucous-winged gull - Bird - audubon.org
Glaucous-winged gull - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

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

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