No.299 Herring Gull Larus argentatus

L=60cm

Rank : 3
Winter Visitor

Large gull visiting in winter (usually from November to March next year) to middle- or down-stream of Asakawa River in small numbers. Usually seen alone; sometimes pecking at dead carps on shallows.

Photograph (click to enlarge)

Adult(winter plumage)

Foraging