Ασημόγλαρος - Larus cacchinans - Yellow-legged Herring Gull
 

Photo by and Nikos Samaritakis - Lefonisi 31.1.2009
 


 

Adult summer plumage - Kalivaki Beach, Georgioupolis, Crete 17.3.2007
 

Immature, photo by and A&M
 

Immature, photo by and A&M
 

Identification: Similar to Herring Gull but yellow not pink legs, most common gull in Crete.
Status: Common resident/Breeder?
2006:
2.10.06 (3) 1st sighting for months Kaliviani, Kissamos Bay area. CS
4.12.06 (c.500) Kalives Bay. RR
2005:
1.12.05 (c.600) Kalives Bay. RR
 
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