Common Gull L. canus

Pictures of 1st winter birds, taken near the city of Groningen in the Netherlands


January 16th 2001 (above and below; probably the same bird)


February 9th 2001 (above and below)

A bird with barred head and underparts, often associated with Ring-billed Gull L. delawarensis. The mantle and scapulars of this bird, however, are too dark and the bill too slim. Another key to the identity of this bird is the metal ring on its left leg, which is Norwegian…

Rudy Offereins

Further to 2nd winter Common Gull

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