Grey-hooded Gull

Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus

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The grey-headed gull (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus), also known as the grey-hooded gull, is a small gull which breeds patchily in South America and Africa south of the Sahara. It is not truly migratory, but is more widespread in winter. This species has occurred as a rare vagrant to North America, Italy and Spain. As is the case with many gulls, it has traditionally been placed in the genus Larus.

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  1. (c) Leslie Flint, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/19880506
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chroicocephalus_cirrocephalus

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