Gulls

After a trip to the Maritimes this summer we’ve decided to move beyond the catchall, Seagull and begin identifying gulls more closely. So to that end, here is a whole mess of Ring-billed Gulls enjoying an autumn afternoon at Conestogo Lake this week.

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And at the docks at Port Credit last Monday.

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As well as some Juvenile Herring Gulls.

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Identification is a little trickier than I thought but these links were very helpful in getting started.

http://www.wanderersapprentice.com/challenge-of-identifying-juvenile-gulls/
http://www.allaboutbirds.org/page.aspx?pid=1918#top

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