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Black Headed Gull

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Black Headed Gull

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“Chroicocephalus Ridibundus”

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This small gull has a brown head not black as the name suggests. For most of the year it has a white head!

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It is a noisy gull and is our most common gull.

It has red legs, red bill, and black wingtips.

It is around 35 to 38cm in length and has a wingspan of  around 1 metre. It weighs in at around 250 to 330g and they live on average around 11 years.

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