Silver Gulls on Manly Beach

Silver Gulls are the most common type of seagulls you’ll find in Manly.

Silver Gulls on Manly Beach

Common name: Silver Gull

Scientific name: Larus novaehollandiae (also called Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae)

Approximate length: 40 cm

Date spotted: 26 December 2013

Season: Summer

Location: Manly Beach, New South Wales, Australia

Latitude/longitude: -33.794021,151.287893

The next photo shows a youngster, as indicated by the dappled brown plumage on the wings. The birds often make themselves a shallow pit in the sand to sleep in, as this one has done.

Silver Gulls on Manly Beach

Skimming the wave tops:

Silver Gulls on Manly Beach

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About Sarah Maddox

Technical writer, author and blogger in Sydney

Posted on 2013/12/26, in Birds, Seagull and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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