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Heermann's Gull


IUCN Conservation Status: Near Threatened

The strikingly marked Heermann's Gull is common along the West Coast of the United States. This gray-bodied, white-headed gull breeds in Mexico and then moves north along the Pacific Coast to southern British Columbia.


  • Calls
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Rather quiet away from breeding grounds. Call a nasal "aow, aow."

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