Hartlaub's Gull

Chroicocephalus hartlaubii

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The Hartlaub's gull or king gull, (Chroicocephalus hartlaubii) is a small gull, which is a non-migratory breeding resident endemic to the Atlantic Ocean coastline of South Africa and Namibia. Although it is predominantly coastal or estuarine, it is not a pelagic species, and is rarely seen at sea far from land. It was formerly sometimes considered to be a subspecies of the silver gull (C. novaehollandiae), and, as is the case with many gulls, it has...

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  1. (c) Nicola van Berkel, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/15125534
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chroicocephalus_hartlaubii

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