Iceland Gull  ( Goéland arctique )      This species is of special interest to Timiskaming birders.    All sightings should be documented and reported.

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Larus glaucoides

Description:    Juvenile Iceland Gull
Photo Date:   November 4, 2010


New Liskeard waterfront at the marina


Alan Wormington

General Notes


Abundance: Rare Earliest observed:  

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Breeding Status: Migrant Latest observed:  

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Documented Observations



October 28, 29, and November 3, 1957. Three birds at the Kirkland Lake dump on Goodfish Road, observed by Fred Helleiner.

December 14, 2008. Rick and Nancy Caldwell observed two Iceland Gulls at the New Liskeard dump during the Christmas Bird Count.

November 4, 2010. Alan Wormington observed and photographed a juvenile at the New Liskeard marina.