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The European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) is of the family Laridae which is in the genus Larus. There are several subspecies recognised including the Western European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus argenteus) which is resident in Ireland, Britain and the Near Continent.
Wednesday 17 December 2014
EUROPEAN HERRING GULL (Larus argentatus subspecies L. a. argenteus) at Keenleen, South Harbour, Cape Clear Island, Baltimore, Co. Cork, Ireland
Labels: Baltimore, Birds of Cape Clear Island, Birds of Cork, Birds of Ireland, Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork, Gulls of Europe, Herring Gull, Ireland, Larus argentatus, Larus argentatus argenteus