Great black-backed gull

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The Great black-backed gull – Larus marinus is a large Northern migratory gull of Type – seabird, Family Laridae and Order Charadriiformes. It is a summer breeder to islands of the High Arctic which winter on the coasts of Temperate W Europe, where it is also resident on many of the coasts. Its winter range extends as far S as S Portugal but it is also found in N Morocco.

Type - seabird - sheltered bays, estuaries, moorland and inland wetlands,
Summer Habitat - coastal N Atlantic, 
Winter Habitat - open seas in the N to Temperate coastal areas, 
Resident Habitat - Temperate coastal waters, 

Order:	Charadriiformes
Family:	Laridae
Genus:	Larus

Species -	Larus marinus
Great black-backed gull - Species - ebird.org
Great black-backed gull - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Great black-backed gull - Birds - wildlifetrusts.org
Great black-backed gull - Birds - birdwatchireland.ie
Great black-backed gull - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto-org

Additional Material...
Great black-backed gull - Images - google.com
Great black-backed gull - Video - youtube.com
Great black-backed gull - Datazone - birdlife.org

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