Glaucous Gull

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Glaucous Gull: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Larus hyperboreus
Locale   Sp     Su     F     W     Br  
SE Alaska (edit) R VR R R -
Yakutat (edit) R R R R -
Skagway (edit) R - + R -
Haines (edit) - - - - -
Glacier Bay (edit) VR VR R + -
Juneau (edit) R VR R R -
Sitka (edit) R VR R R -
Stikine (edit)
S Outer Islands (edit)
Ketchikan (edit) R VR R R -
Offshore (edit)
Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus):






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|Summary=Rare fall and winter, Very Rare spring and summer. |occurence plot=Glaucous.Gull.png |nonbreeding habitat=Protected Nearshore, Tideflat, |spring=Very Rare |summer=Very Rare |fall=Rare |winter=Rare |breeding=Not expected to breed |best locations=The Channel, The Turnaround, Swan Lake, |other locations=Totem Park, Swan Lake, The Turnaround, The Channel, |webster=Scarce winter visitant and migrant. There are only these records: Two taken 27 March 1844 by Wosnessensky (Gabrielson and Lincoln 1959); one taken 3 November 1908 by Merrill (Willett 1914); one or a few seen on 12 of the 28 Christmas counts. C. Johnstone saw one 7 January 1977. I saw two immatures 23 May 1985. Trapp and King (1985) saw one or a few 19 and 20 February 1982 near Hoonah. I saw one 2 March 2000. Ward and Tedin saw 50 from 16 to 31 May 1999 (Tobish 1999). Subspecies has not been determined. }}