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Black Headed Gull

By KevinWalsham
Cool Facts
•The Black-headed Gull is a rare visitor to North America, turning up in small numbers along the northern Atlantic Coast. Records began to increase in the mid-1900s, and the first nesting attempt was discovered in Newfoundland in 1977.
•In Europe the Black-headed Gull is found scavenging in flocks in parks, but it is rarely found in this situation in North America. Perhaps this difference is because it usually is found associating with large flocks of Bonaparte's Gulls, which do not eat refuse or scavenge food from people.
•The Black-headed Gull is one of the few hooded gulls that does not actually have a black head during breeding. Its hood is dark chocolate brown.

Tags: Black headed gull Wildlife and nature

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goso 10 2 1 Australia
15 Jul 2010 8:17AM
Top pics and writeup Kev...Bill

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andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2010 8:19AM
two cracking captures kevin brilliant colours and detail v1 for me today a corker Wink
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
15 Jul 2010 9:23AM
Guess that's got to be the Gull-step he's doing in V1!! Both well captured shots. V1 for me today.

Ray42 8 3 England
15 Jul 2010 10:17AM
Two great shots Kevin and a good write up
15 Jul 2010 11:02AM
love his walk in V1
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
15 Jul 2010 3:06PM
great work Kevin
15 Jul 2010 3:12PM
Two fabulous shots, Kevin, V1 for me today if only for the pose.
15 Jul 2010 4:05PM
Two excellent shot Kevin spot on .
mrjt 10 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2010 7:18PM
Well captured images..... Jack,

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