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 Western Gull (Larus occidentalis)




Western Gull | Larus occidentalis photo
Western Gull, Cove Cliffs, San Diego La Jolla Underwater Park (Ecological Reserve), La Jolla, California

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Western Gull | Larus occidentalis photo
Western Gull (Juvenile), City Wharf, Huntington Beach, California

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

WESTERN GULL FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Larus
Species:occidentalis
Common Name:Western Gull


Relatives in same Genus
  Herring Gull (L. argentatus)
  Laughing Gull (L. atricilla)
  California Gull (L. californicus)
  Mew Gull (L. canus)
  Ring-billed Gull (L. delawarensis)
  Heermann's Gull (L. heermanni)
  Bonaparte's Gull (L. philadelphia)
  Franklin's Gull (L. pipixcan)
  Black-headed Gull (L. ridibundus)