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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


 

 

Sails Ashore and Kowhai Lane are Solar Powered

Sails Ashore now produces 100 % of our electrical needs, and have cut our non renewable heating fuel usage to around 20% of pre solar.
Kowhai Lane is "Grid Tied" and exports excess electricity to the local grid.
Both have significantly reduced our carbon footprint

 


 

Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours

11 View Street,
Stewart Island, 9846
NEW ZEALAND

+64 3 219 1151
Email: tait@sailsashore.co.nz
Web: www.sailsashore.co.nz


 

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