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Saturday, January 16, 2016

Ring-billed Gull

The Ring-billed gull (Larus delawarensis) is a medium-sized gullAdults are 49 cm (19 in) length and with a 124 cm (49 in) wingspan. The head, neck and underparts are white; the relatively short bill is yellow with a dark ring; the back and wings are silver gray; and the legs are yellow. The eyes are yellow with red rims. This gull takes three years to reach its breeding plumage; its appearance changes with each fall moult.

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