Great Black-backed Gull  ( Goéland marin )      This species is of special interest to Timiskaming birders.    All sightings should be documented and reported.

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Larus marinus

Description:    Adult Great Black-backed Gull
Photo Date:   April 22, 2009


Evanturel Township


Serge Gendron

General Notes


Abundance: Rare Earliest observed:  

Typical spring arrival:

Oct. 11

Typical fall arrival:

April 22
Breeding Status: Migrant Latest observed:  

Typical spring departure:

Nov. 2

Typical fall departure:

Documented Observations



April 28, 2004. One observed on New Liskeard beach by Barry Kinch.

April 22, 2009. One observed and photographed in a flooded field in Evanturel Township by Serge Gendron.