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Location

Knysna, Western Cape
South Africa

Metadata

Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/500 s, f/7.1, ISO 400á
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Charadriiformes   Family  Laridae

Deutsch  Dominikanerm÷we Dutch  Kelpmeeuw
Italian  Gabbiano del kelp Spanish  Gaviota Cocinera

Comments

Kelp Gulls are omnivore and gather on landfills and a sharp increase in its population is therefore considered as an indicator for a degraded environment. They have been observed feeding on live right whales, often causing large open sores in their skin.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelp_Gull



 

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    27/11/2010

Kelp Gull
Larus dominicanus
GoÚland dominicain

Micheline JACQUEMIN