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Taxonomy: Order Charadriiformes >> Family Laridae >> Genus Larus

Great Black-backed Gull (Unique ID: 7114)
Great Black-backed Gull
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Species: Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)
Location: Clinton Lake, Douglas County, Kansas, United States
Age: immature/subadult     Plumage: basic/non-breeding     Activity: fighting
Sex: ---     Visibility: full body     Quantity: single
Photographer: David Seibel     Date: February 3, 2013
Equipment: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV and Canon 500mm f/4L IS     Megapixels: 6.5

Notes: A 3rd-winter Great Black-backed Gull (center), rare in Kansas, attacks a 1st-winter Herring Gull while an adult Ring-billed Gull looks on.


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