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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

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Gull, Iceland
-Larus glaucoides Meyer

A medium-sized gull. Adults with white head and body, grey mantle, reddish-purplish eye ring, geographically and individually variable wing tip colouration, variable irides, yellowish bill with reddish spot on lower mandible. First-winter birds vary in general colouration from greyish white with variable brownish markings to mainly dull greyish brown with more or less whitish markings.