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Common Gull

Observed: 15th February 2012 By: Peter PearsonPeter Pearson’s reputation in BirdsPeter Pearson’s reputation in BirdsPeter Pearson’s reputation in BirdsPeter Pearson’s reputation in Birds
Common Gull
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Peter Pearson's picture

Common Gull

Why does the computer change the name to Mew Gull? It isn't a Mew Gull.

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Mew Gull

I believe that Mew Gull is the American equivalent of our Common Gull, why iSpot has it as a default is a mystery.

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Thanks Chris

It does seem a little daft when all the books and various web sites visited show its name as Common Gull. Could be confusing to a newcomer as well as annoying to us of 'senior years'.