LAUGHING GULL Larus atricilla

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Somewhat more frequent than the previous species as an almost annual visitor to Britain, but a common coastal species in south and east USA. Interestingly, the scientific name means "black-headed", whereas Black-headed Gull's scientific name means "laughing", or at least "grinning".

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