Laughing Gull, Fort De Soto_93E6675

This species is easy to identify.  The summer adult’s body is white apart from the dark grey back and wings and black head. Its wings are much darker grey than all other gulls of similar size. The beak is long and red. The black hood is mostly lost in winter.

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