Laughing Gull
(Larus atricilla)
Photographed in Corpus Christi, Texas and Florida, by Jim Rosso

Immature bird begging from adult bird in late September. Adult bird has already gone into winter plumage.

Bottom left picture shows adult breeding plumage.

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Other members of the genus Larus:
Mew Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Yellow-footed Gull
California Gull
Heermann's Gull
Western Gull
Franklin's Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
American Herring Gull

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