Photos copyright © 2010-2014 Kat Avila
Bird videos copyright © 2013-2014 Kat Avila
Locations: Southern California
Cameras: Canon SD780 IS (2010-2012), Canon SX210 IS (2013), Canon SX280 HS (2014)
Heermann's Gull, Larus heermanni, GULL AND TERN FAMILY
Heermann's gulls
Laguna Beach
2012.7.7
Heermann's gull
1st winter adult
Laguna Beach
2012.7.7
Heermann's gulls
Laguna Beach
2012.7.7
Heermann's gulls
on a large pile of sand & kelp
Laguna Beach
2012.7.28
Heermann's gull
Looks like a winter adult,
though it's summer.
Laguna Beach
2012.7.28
Heermann's gull
Laguna Beach
2012.7.28
Heermann's gull
stretching a wing
Laguna Beach
2012.7.28
Heermann's gull
Laguna Beach
2012.7.28
Ring-billed Gull, Larus delawarensis, GULL AND TERN FAMILY
Ring-billed gull
"This parking space
is taken."
Ring-billed gull
"Oh, yeah? I dare you
to say it again."
Ring-billed gulls
A 1st-winter gull has
speckled wings in addition
to a speckled brown head.
Ring-billed gull
1st-winter gull
Ring-billed gull
winter adult with only
a speckled brown head
Ring-billed gull
"Looks clean down there."
Ring-billed gull
"My underarm deodorant
is not working."
Ring-billed gull
"It's in my pocket here
somewhere."
Ring-billed gull
"S-t-r-e-e-e-t-c-h."
Ring-billed gull
"I've got my eye on you."
ring-billed gull
winter adult
Lago Santa Margarita
2013.1.28
Western Gull, Larus occidentalis, GULL AND TERN FAMILY
western gulls
Aliso Creek
2013.4.17