- Tympanuchus pallidicinctus
Lesser Black-backed Gulls are large gulls, averaging only slightly smaller than Herring Gulls. They breed across far northern parts of Eurasia. They winter in Europe and parts of Africa and Asia. Some birds reach eastern North America each year for the winter.
The Lesser Black-backed Gull is omnivorous, eating a variety of foods including fish, seeds and berries, worms, refuse scraps, and even carrion.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 08 December 2011|
|Scientific Name||Larus fuscus|
|Birdorable Family||Terns & Gulls|
(as of 15 March 2017)
20 to 25 inches
53 to 61 inches
19 to 35 ounces
|Range||West Europe East Europe North Europe|