Grey-headed Gull
Larus cirrocephalus
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The grey-headed gull is found on fresh-water and alkaline lakes as well as temporary wetlands. 1cy birds have a dark spot behind the eye and a red bill with black tip. The non-breeding adult has a pale grey hood or a white head with dark smudge behind the eye. All are shown in these photos. There is a subadult in the center of the row 6 photo, courtesy of Paul Oliver. These photos were taken at Lake Eyasi, Nanja Dam and Ngorongoro Crater. Click the photo above to see 18 enlargements.
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Karine Van der Vurst, Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 8-24-20