Birds of Colombia

    CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae (Gulls, Terns and Skimmers)  
Genus: Larus (3 species, 23 worldwide)


Belcher's Gull
Belcher's Gull (Larus belcheri)
Paracas, Peru  
   

Lesser Black-backed Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) Immature
Key Biscayne, Florida, United States  
   

Lesser Black-backed Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus)
Key Biscayne, Florida, United States
  Note red orbital ring (skin around eye).
   

Great Black-backed Gull
Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)
Fort Pierce, Florida, USA
  Large size and pink legs a good ID feature.
   


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