Friday, June 3, 2011

Mew Gull (Larus canus brachyrhynchus)

Mew Gull (Larus canus brachyrhynchus) - Short-Billed American juvenile.
This mew gull was seen on the docks at White Rock, British Columbia on the afternoon of May 25th, 2011. This is a juvenile in it's first summer. There are 3 different kinds of mew gulls, this one being the American Short-billed version. These gulls are found almost exclusively on the west coast of North America. You can read more about these gulls here.

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