white and gray gull with wings extended.

Slaty-backed Gull in the News

A rare seagull that originates in Siberia and winters in Japan has been spotted in Larimer County, and birders are scrambling to catch a glimpse before it returns to its breeding grounds in the Arctic Circle.

white and gray gull with wings extended.
Bubblegum pink legs combined with unique white and slate-gray pattern of plumage, as well as general shape and structure are taken into account to document the rarely seen Slaty-backed Gull, shown here at Kyger Reservoir in Windsor. Photo by Nick Komar

The Loveland Reporter-Herald published an article on CFO/DFO’s joint Wild Gull Chase field trip on March 25, 2022.

Read the full article or sign up for the March 26th field trip.

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