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Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus), Antarctic Peninsular

Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus), Antarctic Peninsular

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Uploaded 26 Nov 2011 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2011
From collection: Antarctic biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The Kelp Gull is the souther equivalent of the Northern hemisphere's Lesser Black-backed Gull, but is slightly larger. This coastal gull is omnivores like most gulls seeking all kinds of small prey. They scavenge and have also been seen feeding on live right whales pecking down with their powerful bill centimeters into the skin and blubber.
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