Common bird on the Brazilian coast.

Common bird on the Brazilian coast.
Species: Kelp Gull   Larus dominicanus
Author: Alessandro Abreu
Friday, July 23, 2010
Added to IBC: 9 Jan 2013 - 23:14
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Are quite common along the Brazilian coast and well sociable, being common people feed them dead fish. When not hunting, they spend most of the day in groups floating in the sea.

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Alessandro Abreu, IBC1206516. Accessible at

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Alessandro Abreu, IBC1206516. Video of Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus at Itapirubá, Brazil. Accessible at

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