Larus occidentalis
 (L 25" WS 58" Wt 2.2 lb)
Western Gull
Aggressive...will sometimes
prey on young birds...rarely
found far from the ocean.
The Cloisters
Morro Bay, CA
10Oct2012
1st winter
Much that is good and all that is evil has
gathered itself up into the Western Gull.
     (William Leon Dawson, Birds of California)
14Oct2012
Morro Bay State Park
12Oct2012