SILVER GULL Larus novaehollandiae

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The common gull of Australia, New Zealand & New Caledonia, this is the bird which gets injured at cricket matches!. The New Zealand birds, of which these are representative, are now often split as Red-billed Gull, Larus scopulinus, there being slight morphological differences. Gregarious birds, they are often found inland as well as coastally.

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