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Iceland Gull

(Larus glaucoides)
German name(s): "Polarmöwe"
Size: 50-64 cm; wing span: 1.15-1.5 m
Weight: 480-1100 g
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Iceland Gull at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "glaucoides"

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Near-lateral view of a second calendar-year immature Iceland Gull, with in the background two second calendar-year Lesser Black-backed Gulls (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Dafundo, Oeiras, Lisbon, Portugal, April 2018]

Lateral view of a second calendar-year immature Iceland Gull (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Dafundo, Oeiras, Lisbon, Portugal, April 2018]

Lateral view of a preening second calendar-year immature Iceland Gull (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Dafundo, Oeiras, Lisbon, Portugal, April 2018]

Lateral view of a second calendar-year immature Iceland Gull at the point of take-off, exhibiting its underwing - note the worn primaries; in the foreground an adult Lesser Black-backed Gull (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Dafundo, Oeiras, Lisbon, Portugal, April 2018]

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