Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus)

Taxonomy

Monotypic
 

Identification


Photographed in the Galapagos Islands during early November. Copyright of Angus Wilson©.
 

Where and When

Don Roberson has put together an extremely interesting and fact-filled discussion of the first North American record, a bird seen and photographed in Monterey Bay for three days during June 1985. Excellent pictures of this individual can be viewed on the California Bird Records Committee web site by clicking here.
 

Photographs on the web

Nice series from the Galapagos. Taken by Sylvie Defretin and Philippe Billen

Uppersurface in flight Taken on Espanola, Galapagos by Marc Shargel.

Sleeping pair Taken on North Seymor Island, Galapagos by Marc Shargel.

Side view of adult. By Phillip Colla.
 
 

Literature



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