Brown-headed Gull

Scientific Name: Larus brunnicephalus
Common Name: Brown-headed Gull

Identifying Features: red legs, brown head, grey wings, white breast and belly, red beak

Fun Facts:

  • It is migratory, wintering on the coasts and large inland lakes of the Indian Subcontinent.
  • This is a bold and opportunist feeder, which will scavenge in towns or take invertebrates in ploughed fields with equal relish.


This image was clicked by Pradeepkumar Devadoss – via Flickr.

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