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Sunday, November 26, 2017

BLACK-BILLED GULLS, MIRANDA SHOREBIRD CENTRE, POKENO, NEW ZEALAND, 10/28/2017

   We can ID this gull as a Black-billed Gull by its long black bill; white head, neck, tail and underparts; grey wings and back legs. The Black-backed gull is endemic to New Zealand. 
   In addition to the Black-backed Gulls, there are two terns in the upper left of the photo.  These are White-fronted Terns.
   The Black-backed Gull is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 731.