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An occasional winter visitor to the Dorset coast; smaller than a herring gull and different colouring to the black-headed gull.
|Common Name||Common Gull|
|Alternative Name(s)||Mew Gull|
|Scientific Name||Larus canus|
|Species Family||Gulls and Skuas|
|Look for||A gull with greenish legs and bill|
|Additional Identification Notes||