Yellow-footed Gull (Larus livens) - HBW 3, p. 608
French: Goéland de Cortez
Spanish: Gaviota de Cortés
Taxonomy: Larus occidentalis livens Dwight, 1919, San José Island, Baja California.
Until recently treated as a race of L. occidentalis, but differs in vocal repertoire, particularly its lower-pitched long call. Some authorities consider it more closely related to, and perhaps derived from, L. dominicanus. Monotypic.
Distribution: NW Mexico, in Gulf of California; rare in S California, USA.
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An adul of Yellow-footed Gull, feeds on the remnants of a dead fish.
Locality La Paz, Baja California Sur State, Mexico (Northern)
Amador 30 January 2009 4 years ago 4
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