Swallow-tailed Gull	(Creagrus furcatus)  Photographed on North Seymour Island, the Galapagos, on March 6, 2006.  It is thought to be the only nocturnal seabird in the world and breeds only in the Galapagos. Swallow-tailed Gull	(Creagrus furcatus) Pair  Photographed on North Seymour Island, the Galapagos, on March 6, 2006. Bonaparte's Gull	(Chroicocephalus philadelphia) Breeding  This digiscoping photo was made at a farm pond in Greece near Rochester, NY on April 19, 2003.
Bonaparte's Gull	(Chroicocephalus philadelphia) Nonbreeding in Flight  Photographed at Ontario Beach Park in Rochester, NY on Sep 14, 2014. Laughing Gull	(Leucophaeus atricilla) Breeding  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 3, 2010. Laughing Gull	(Leucophaeus atricilla) Breeding  Photographed near sunset, as you can see from the very long shadows, at Cape May, NJ on May 13, 2013.
Laughing Gull	(Leucophaeus atricilla) Breeding Attacking  It was expressing hostility to another laughing gull at Cape May, NJ on May 13, 2013. Laughing Gull	(Leucophaeus atricilla) Pair in Courtship  This digiscoping photo was made at Cape May, NJ on May 5, 2010. Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla) Breeding Adult in Flight  Photographed at the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor, NJ on May 14, 2017.   Map
Laughing Gull	(Leucophaeus atricilla) Nonbreeding  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct 11, 2012. Laughing Gull	(Leucophaeus atricilla) Nonbreeding in Flight  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct 11, 2012. Laughing Gull	(Leucophaeus atricilla) 1st Winter  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct 7, 2008.
Laughing Gull	(Leucophaeus atricilla) 1st Winter in Flight  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct 11, 2012. Lava Gull	(Leucophaeus fuliginosus)  This Galapagos endemic, is dark in color, like so many of the creatures adapted to life in this lava-strewn environment.  It was photographed on Santa Cruz Island, the Galapagos, on March 5, 2006. Ring-billed Gull	(Larus delawarensis) Breeding Adult  This digiscoping photo was made at the mouth of the Genesee River in Rochester, NY on April 19, 2010.
Ring-billed Gull	(Larus delawarensis) Nonbreeding Adult  Photographed at the mouth of the Genesee River in Rochester, NY on December 30, 2010. Ring-billed Gull	(Larus delawarensis) Nonbreeding Adults  Photographed at Irondequoit Bay near Rochester, NY on Feb 11, 2007.  Although not unattractive, they are far too common in upstate New York. Ring-billed Gull	(Larus delawarensis) Nonbreeding Adult in Flight  Photographed at Irondequoit Bay near Rochester, NY on Feb 24, 2008.
Ring-billed Gull	(Larus delawarensis) 1st Winter in Flight  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct 11, 2012. Ring-billed Gull	(Larus delawarensis) 2nd Winter in Flight  Photographed at Irondequoit Bay near Rochester, NY on Feb 24, 2008. Ring-billed Gull	(Larus delawarensis) Juvenile  Photographed at Ontario Beach Park in Rochester, NY on Sep 14, 2014.
American Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) Adult Breeding  Digiscoping photo made at the mouth of the Genesee River in Rochester, NY on March 22, 2003. American Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) Adult Breeding with Clam  This bird with a clam in its bill was photographed  at the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor, NJ on May 3, 2012.  I saw it repeatedly fly up and drop the clam on the dock in an apparent attempt to break it open.  The dock was littered with broken clam shells. American Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) Adult Nonbreeding  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct 10, 2012.
American Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) Adult Nonbreeding  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct 8, 2008. American Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) Adult Nonbreeding with Crab  This nonbreeding adult  Herring Gull, flying away with a freshly caught crab was photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct 8, 2008.  The crab was still alive, but probably not for long. American Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) 1st Winter Walking with Crab  It was walking with a freshly caught crab at Cape May, NJ on Oct 10, 2012.
American Herring Gull 1st Summer (Larus argentatus)  Photographed at Stone Harbor Point, NJ on May 14, 2017. American Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) 1st Summer in Flight  Photographed at Stone Harbor Point, NJ on May 14, 2017.  Map Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) Juvenile  Photographed at Ontario Beach Park in Rochester, NY on Sep 14, 2014. This is a high dynamic range photo made by combining 3 exposures.
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) 2nd Winter  Photographed at Ontario Beach Park in Rochester, NY on Sep 9, 2014. This is a high dynamic range photo made by combinine 3 exposures. Glaucous-winged Gulls	(Larus glaucescens)  They were sharing the remains of a flounder in a not very friendly way at Seward, AK in June 2000.  Film photo. Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)  Photographed along the Lake Ontario Shore near Rochester, NY on Dec 12, 2007.  It has been suggested to me that it is possibly not a pure-bred Glaucous, but a hybrid.
Great Black-backed Gull	(Larus marinus) Adult  It was taking it  easy at Cape May, NJ 0n Oct 9, 2013. Great Black-backed Gull	(Larus marinus) Adult Nonbreeding  It was facing the setting sun at Cape May, NJ 0n Oct 10, 2012. Great Black-backed Gull	(Larus marinus) Juvenile  Digiscoping photo made at Cape May, NJ on Oct 3, 2007
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus) 1st Summer  Photographed at Stone Harbor Point, NJ on May 14, 2017.   Map Great Black-backed Gull	(Larus marinus) 2nd Winter  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct 9, 2012. Great Black-backed Gull	(Larus marinus) 2nd Winter  Digiscoping photo made at Cape May, NJ on Oct 3, 2007.  It seemed to be interested in the not very fresh remains of a small shark.
Great Black-backed Gull	(Larus marinus) 2nd Winter in Flight  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct 11, 2012.