California Gulls on Vancouver Island in August 2010

Gulls on Vancouver Island August 24, 2010

This photograph is from

http://islandnature.ca/2010/08/countless-california-gulls-hide-heermanns-gulls/

Then there is a photo of a California Gull taken on Vancouver Island, July 30, 2011

http://www.flickr.com/photos/guylmonty/4853593749/

Then I found this

” a few surveys by boat indicated that California Gulls (Larus californicus)

and Glaucous-winged Gulls (Larus glaucescens)were numerous

off SW Vancouver Island during late summer and autumn.” at

http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/Library/106598.pdf

I am going to go with all this information I discovered on the internet and disregard the guides.  I think you are totally right, Pierre, California Gull on Vancouver Island in July.  It’s a great shot, too.  -SLB

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2 responses to “California Gulls on Vancouver Island in August 2010

  1. Reblogged this on Not only for the birds? and commented:

    Thanks for these thoughtful comments regarding California Gulls… I guess we can conclude that this is indeed what I saw!