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Black Backed Gull    (Dominican Gull)

Karoro

Larus dominicanus

Black Backed Gulls  are very common and seen on most beaches. They are a serious scavenger and as well will follow fish boats for offal. They also prey heavily on any ducklings, both mallard/grey and paradise that they come across.

There is quite a large colony off Ulva Island

Size 600 mm

 

Black Backed Gull

 

 

Black Backed Gull

 

 

Black Backed Gull

 

 

Black Backed Gull

 

 

Juvenile Black Backed Gull

 

Black Backed Gull Call


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