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Audouin's Gull (Ichthyaetus audouinii)

Observed: 1st August 2010 By: Rags
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Description:

Mid-sized gull with red beak seen on island in freshwater lake, southern Spain. Is this Audouins Gull?

Identifications
Species interactions

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Comments

chrisbrooks's picture

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I think you might be right.

ophrys's picture

Several

There are several Audouin's in the first picture. The link below shows different plumages of Audouin's, and, if you explore the different ages, you will see that several of the pictures come from Malaga. The one shown corresponds to your bird, I think...

http://www.gull-research.org/audouinii/3cy/hans01.html

Ian
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Rags's picture

Audouin's Gull (Ichthyaetus audouinii)

Thanks everyone for your help with the ID.