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    • Kaio mokohoria
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    • Famego
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    • Larus canus
  • Spanish
    • Gaviota cana
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    • goéland cendré
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    • Mew Gull
    • Common Gull
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What

Mew gull Larus canus

Observer

kbovee

Date

October 19, 2014 08:28 AM AKDT

Description

Using feet to swirl water up to bring up salmon eggs to eat. Some of the new gulls that are mostly white don't have the black wing tips

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What

Mew Gull Larus canus

Observer

hawnzd

Date

October 13, 2014

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Observer

guisauco

Date

October 5, 2014 11:44 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mew Gull Larus canus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mew Gull Larus canus

Observer

annikaml

Date

August 3, 2014 04:15 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mew Gull Larus canus

Observer

hawnzd

Date

January 4, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Gull Larus canus

Observer

greglasley

Date

September 1, 2014

Description

same species as Mew Gull. Called "Common Gull" in Europe.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Gull Larus canus

Observer

greglasley

Date

August 29, 2014

Description

Same species as Mew Gull but called by a different common name in Europe

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Gull Larus canus

Observer

greglasley

Date

August 29, 2014

Description

Same species as Mew Gull, but goes by a different common name in Europe.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Gull Larus canus

Observer

petemella

Date

August 25, 2014

Place

Kilnsea (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

tikaani

Date

June 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mew Gull (Larus canus) Larus canus

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

July 24, 2014

Description

Seen perching on the cliffs somewhat below the castle.

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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.