Swallow-Tailed Gull

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Swallow-Tailed Gull, Galapagos


A distintive gull, easily differentiated between other gull species due to the pearly gray coloration and dark head, bright eyering, and white spot on the base of the bill. This species almost exclusively breeds in the Galapago islands,

Fun Fact

The parent of the species will take to sea at night and forage for squid during the entire night.