Little Gull

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Little Gull

Hydrocoloeus minutus
  • ORDER: Charadriiformes
  • FAMILY: Laridae
Basic Description

The smallest gull in the world, the Little Gull is common across Eurasia. A few pairs have been nesting in North America since the 1960s, and the species is now a rare, but regular, visitor to the East Coast and the Great Lakes.

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Other Names
  • Gaviota Enana (Spanish)
  • Mouette pygmée (French)
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