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Herring Gull (Larus argentatus), Coastal Archipelago Park of the South Coast ("Sørlandet") of Norway, Store Torungen

Herring Gull (Larus argentatus), Coastal Archipelago Park of the South Coast ("Sørlandet") of Norway, Store Torungen

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Uploaded 10 Nov 2012 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2012 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The Herring Gull is one of 5 breeding gull species on the coast of Sørlandet. It can be distinguished from the other light grey-backed but smaller Common Gull by its pink feet and large yellow bill with red spot. The similar sized Lesser-Black-backed Gull has yellow feet and a dark grey (black) mantel. The Coastal Archipelago Park of the South Coast ("Sørlandet") of Norway covers an area of the Skagerak coast between Grenland in Telemark and Lindesnes in West Agder, including many hundreds ...
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