Great Black-backed Gull
Larus marinus
 (L 30" WS 65" Wt 3.6 lb)
Alrø
04Sept2013
Largest gull in the world
...wingspan over 5 ft...feathers
fashionable in the 1800's.
Randers Fjord
Udybyhøj
03Sept2013
To disperse heat, gulls and herons can
increase blood flow to their legs and
feet by up to twentyfold.
     (Thor Hanson)