adult Silver Gull

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The Silver Gull is widespread in Australia and by adulthood they have red beaks and red legs and are around 38-43cm. They nest in small to large colonies on islands, lakes, saltworks etc prefering ground nests lined with seaweed, or they may nest on dead trees in standing lakes. They lay 3-4 eggs.

8 thoughts on “adult Silver Gull

    pdjpix said:
    August 13, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    Scary shadow! Piercing eye. Regards Peet

    ginnietom said:
    July 24, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    nice gull…and thank you 4 stopping by my hoverfly…:-)))
    werner

    ladymaggic said:
    May 23, 2013 at 7:22 am

    Reblogged this on Sunrise…Travel Talk with Maggi and commented:
    So many of them here on the coast of Australia

      margosnotebook responded:
      May 23, 2013 at 8:58 pm

      thanks! they are common but nevertheless lovely birds

    PK said:
    May 20, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    Such startling eyes! Amazing.

    The Jagged Man said:
    May 19, 2013 at 12:59 pm

    Those eyes…wow!

    Patricia said:
    May 19, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    Smart looking.

    kiwiskan said:
    May 18, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    Great detail

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