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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

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Gull, Lesser Black-backed
-Larus fuscus Linnaeus

Adults: mantle dark slaty-grey to black. Head, neck, entire under parts and tail white. Primaries black, the "tongues" dark grey and restricted in extent, and with usually a white mirror on the outermost primary only. Bill yellow with red spot on lower mandible; iris yellow; eye-ring red; legs and feet most often yellow.