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Gull, Heerman bird pictures


Gull, Heerman bird picturesHEERMAN GULL
57. Larus heermanni. 17 inches.

A handsome little species, often called the White-headed Gull. In summer the entire head, neck and throat are white, with a red bill and legs.

The body color shades abruptly from the neck into slaty, both the upper and under parts. The primaries and tail are black.

Nest. - Similar to others of the Gull family, with three eggs greenish drab in color marked with brown, black and lilac (2.45 x 1.50).

Range. - Pacific coast of North America.