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Gull ID guide

When it comes to identifying gulls, many field marks can help you separate the various species, but you don’t always have the luxury of seeing the finer details. In this eGuide, author John Rakestraw walks you through using broader clues about gulls in order to properly identify them, such as general impressions of their size and shape combined with behavior and choice of habitat. 

Learn about three major characteristics that help create the general shape of a gull. And study three series of silhouettes that depict seven North American gull species. While this is not a comprehensive guide to all gulls, it does provide useful tips for getting started on a difficult-to-ID group of birds. Download the eGuide on Gull ID by filling in the form below, available to everyone for a limited time only!

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