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Ring-billed Gull
File:Ring-billed Gull.png
Adult breeding (left) and non-breeding.
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Aequorlitornithes
Order: Charadriiformes
Suborder: Lari
Family: Laridae
Genus: Larus
Species: L. delawarensis
Binomial name
Larus delawarensis
Ord, 1815
File:Larus delawarensis map.svg

Other names

Description

Has a black coloured ring around its bill. White plumage with grey wings.

Similar species

The Ring-billed Gull is similar to the Herring Gull. However, the Herring Gull lacks the distinctive black ring around the beak and yellow legs in adult plumage.

Behaviour

Diet

Calls

High pitched call of kakakakaka-akakaka as well as a low, laughing yook-yook-yook.[2]

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Larus delawarensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22694317A93447757. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22694317A93447757.en. Retrieved 10 August 2017. 
  2. ^ Krista Kagume (2005). Compact Guide to Ontario Birds. Lone Pine Publishing. ISBN 1551054671. 

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