Gerrit Vyn Photography –

Gerrit Vyn is a conservation and wildlife photographer and cinematographer dedicated to telling the stories of endangered animals and habitats. He is a producer for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and a fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers

Immature, 1st winter Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) vocalizing. This bird is producing the begging call, a simple Klee-ew. This call is accompanied by head-tossing in which bird assumes a hunched posture and flicks head up sharply while emitting the  call. Tompkins County, New York. February.
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Immature, 1st winter Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) vocalizing. This bird is producing the begging call, a simple Klee-ew. This call is accompanied by head-tossing in which bird assumes a hunched posture and flicks head up sharply while emitting the call. Tompkins County, New York. February.

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Keywords:
Ithaca
Larus fuscus
Lesser Black-backed Gull
New York
Tompkins County
bird
calling
immature
vocalizing