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Recent observations

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Mew Gull Larus canus

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annikaml

Date

May 31, 2012

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Mew Gull Larus canus

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bbunny

Date

December 9, 2014 01:56 PM PST

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Mew Gull Larus canus

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jmaughn

Date

December 4, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Mew Gull Larus canus

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robberfly

Date

December 4, 2014

Description

Learning to key this away from others with it's diminutive size. Thanks Donna.

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Mew Gull Larus canus

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wendy5

Date

November 30, 2014

Description

About a dozen Mew Gulls were floating close to shore, feeding near the surface of the water.

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Mew Gull Larus canus

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dpom

Date

November 30, 2014 01:25 PM PST

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Mew Gull Larus canus

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nicetim

Date

November 25, 2014

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Mew Gull Larus canus

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jmaughn

Date

November 27, 2014

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Mew Gull Larus canus

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ktollick

Date

November 25, 2014

Place

capitola (Google, OSM)

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Mew Gull Larus canus

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anudibranchmom

Date

November 25, 2014 01:15 PM PST

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Mew Gull Larus canus

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anudibranchmom

Date

November 21, 2014 02:34 PM PST

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Mew Gull Larus canus

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dpom

Date

November 21, 2014 03:32 PM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

The Common Gull (European and Asian subspecies; see below) or Mew Gull (North American subspecies) Larus canus is a medium-sized gull which breeds in northern Asia, northern Europe and northwestern North America. It migrates further south in winter. Its name does not indicate that it is an abundant species, but that during the winter it feeds on common land, short pasture used for grazing.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.