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Gulls Simplified

A Comparative Approach to Identification

Kevin T. Karlson, Pete Dunne

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A simpler and more user-friendly visual approach to gull identification

This unique photographic field guide to North America’s gulls provides a comparative approach to identification that concentrates on the size, structure, and basic plumage features of gulls—gone are the often-confusing array of plumage details found in traditional guides.

Featuring hundreds of color photos throughout, Gulls Simplified illustrates the variations of gull plumages for a variety of ages, giving readers strong visual reference points for each species. Extensive captions accompany the photos, which include comparative photo arrays, digitized photo arrays for each age group, and numerous images of each species—a wealth of visual information at your fingertips. This one-of-a-kind guide includes detailed species accounts and a distribution map for each gull.

An essential field companion for North American birders, Gulls Simplified reduces the confusion commonly associated with gull identification, offering a more user-friendly way of observing these marvelous birds.

  • Provides a simpler approach to gull identification
  • Features a wealth of color photos for easy comparison among species
  • Includes detailed captions that explain identification criteria and aging, with direct visual reinforcement above the captions
  • Combines plumage details with a focus on size, body shape, and structural features for easy identification in the field
  • Highlights important field marks and physical features for each gull

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Black-legged kittiwake, Halibut, Glaucous gull, Masked booby, Booby, Ivory gull, Pacific gull, Red-breasted merganser, Western gull, American coot, Laughing gull, Sandpiper, Caspian tern, Parasitic jaeger, Slaty-backed gull, Bonaparte's gull, Northern flicker, Black-headed gull, Glaucous, Wader, Sharp-shinned hawk, Diving duck, American herring gull, Little gull, Brown pelican, Broad-winged hawk, Tern, Shearwater, Plumage, Great black-backed gull, Auk, Sandwich tern, Flight feather, Egret, Skua, Gannet, Northern fulmar, American oystercatcher, Sooty shearwater, Yellow-legged gull, Pelican, Vega gull, Northwestern crow, Brown booby, Diving bird, Yellow-footed gull, Lesser black-backed gull, Northern gannet, Common gull, Herring gull, Kelp gull, Ornithology, Phalarope, Plover, Black-tailed gull, Common tern, Sabine's gull, Gull, Thayer's gull, Ross's gull, California gull, Glaucous-winged gull, Franklin's gull, Lesser scaup, Sea otter, White tern, Dowitcher, Heermann's gull, Iceland gull, Ring-billed gull