Stray Glaucous Gull

As almost everywhere near the coast, it’s also easy to find gulls near the German coast, for example herrings gulls. It’s however less likely that you will find a glaucous gull (Larus hyperboreus) here at the German coast, but that’s exactly what happened to me during a hike through the Schellbruch. I was wondering why the gull looked so different compared to other gulls and after researching I found out that it’s a less common gull. In other words, the habitat of this gull species is much further north in the subpolar zone and in the arctic polar region. But … Continue reading Stray Glaucous Gull