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Bonaparte's Gull

(Chroicocephalus philadelphia)
German name(s): "Bonapartemöwe"
Size: 31-34 cm; wing span: 79-84 cm
Weight: 180-225 g (males heavier than females)

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Bonaparte's Gull at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Sex unknown

NON-BREEDING

Near-frontal view of Bonaparte's Gull in non-breeding plumage; note the black bill and the short pink legs
(photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Praia da Torre, Oeiras, Lisbon, Portugal, March 2017]

Near-frontal view of Bonaparte's Gull in non-breeding plumage shaking out its feathers (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Praia da Torre, Oeiras, Lisbon, Portugal, March 2017]

Lateral view of Bonaparte's Gull in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Praia da Torre, Oeiras, Lisbon, Portugal, March 2017]

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