A Reference Guide to Gulls of the Americas

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2007 - Nature - 516 pages
This ambitious volume covers the 36 species of gulls that occur in North and South America, with detailed information to help you identify these fascinating but challenging birds in their many and varied plumages. With 1,160 carefully chosen color photographs, this new reference guide, written by two of North America's top gull experts, is the definitive new work on gulls of the Americas.

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Contents

Grayhooded Gull Larus cirrocephalus 25b European Herring Gull L a argentatus
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Redlegged Kittiwake Rissa brevirostris 33 Glaucouswinged Gull Larus glaucescens
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PRIMITIVE WHITEHEADED GULLS H5 Thayers Gull x KumliensIceland Gull
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SMALL WHITEHEADED GULLS Gull H10 Glaucous Gull x Great Blackbacked Gull
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About the author (2007)

Steve N. G. Howell is an international bird tour leader with WINGS and a popular speaker and trip leader at birding festivals. He has been watching birds for as long as he can remember. Steve has authored numerous books and articles, mainly about birds, and the common thread to his life is that birding should be fun.

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