Bonaparte's Gull

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    Photographed on Antelope Island, Utah.

    Juvenile in front, non-breeding adult in rear, feed on brine shrimp in the Great Salt Lake. Bonaparte's Gulls are unusual among North American gulls because they typically build their nests in trees rather than on the ground.

    Daniela Duncan, newlune, and 1 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Dagona 60 months ago | reply

      great capture and composition :)

    2. Daniela Duncan 60 months ago | reply

      Beautiful capture!
      Seen on my Flickr home page. ( ?² )

    3. summer david [deleted] 60 months ago | reply

      I love this photo.

    4. Michelle from Buffalo 60 months ago | reply

      Nice close up! Pretty birds :-)

    5. palmchat 60 months ago | reply

      wow! What a lucky capture, a very rare plumage to see, I think, the young one. I've certainly never seen it. Very Sabine's-like.

    6. Photography Through Tania's Eyes 60 months ago | reply

      Pretty shot; that must have been fun to watch them feed.

    7. Sue90ca April Snow Brings??? 60 months ago | reply

      What beautiful gulls...great shot

    8. LBooker (Lorraine)...plant milkweed 60 months ago | reply

      the juvenile are really cute..lovely

    9. Don Delaney 60 months ago | reply

      Great capture!

    10. snowshoe hare* 60 months ago | reply

      beautiful shot !

    11. Cornell Lab of Ornithology 27 months ago | reply

      This photo appears on All About Birds, a free online bird guide from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Thank you for Birdsharing, and for helping people learn about birds.

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