Scientific name: Chordata: Aves: Charadriiformes: Laridae: Larus sp.
Common Name: gull
County: New Hanover
Date: 30 March 2001
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not appplicable
Location: Near Fort Fisher
Keywords: bird black bird gray bird gull white bird
Additional Information: This species might be a Franklin's Gull (Larus pipixcan), with these specimens' being in breeding plumage.
National Geographic Society. 1994. Field Guide to the Birds of North America. National Geographic Society, Washington, DC. 464 pp. Page 145.