Larus argentatus

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Winter California and Herring Gull Portrait Comparisons

2018-03-03T06:51:36+00:00March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Birds, California Gulls, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Herring Gulls, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have the Ring-billed and California Gulls in northern Utah year round but the Herring Gulls are only winter visitors to this area.

Herring Gulls in Northern Utah

2016-12-07T12:05:28+00:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Herring Gulls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We do see Herring Gulls in northern Utah during the winter and I was able to photograph this one as it circled over the water with the snow-covered Promontory Mountains and sky behind it.

An Aerial Food Fight – Gulls and a Tern

2017-04-25T05:17:24+00:00May 4th, 2014|Categories: Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Herring Gulls, Laughing Gulls, Royal Terns|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This image was taken on a breezy April morning in 2009 at Fort De Soto County Park's north beach when I saw an aerial food fight occurring over the Gulf of Mexico.