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Bonaparte's Gull

Good Viewing Locations

The following locations are good places to start if your interested in viewing members of the Bonaparte's Gull species.


Photographs

These photographs are provided to help you identify members of the Bonaparte's Gull species and are provided here courtesy of the individual photographers, who retain copyright. You may not reproduce these photos without permission. Click on any photo for a the full-sized version.

Bonaparte's Gull
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Black-legged Kittiwake & Bonaparte's Gull
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Dwaine Oakley Location: Corran Ban Date: 09-12-03

Bonaparte's Gull
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Dwaine Oakley Location: Souris Wharf Date: 09-24-03

Bonaparte's Gull
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Dwaine Oakley Location: Souris Wharf Date: 10-03-03

Bonaparte's Gull
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Dwaine Oakley Location: Charlottetown Date: 11-10-03

Common Tern & Bonaparte's Gull
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Dwaine Oakley Location: St. Peter's Harbour Date: 09-13-03

More about the Bonaparte's Gull on the Internet

The following websites can help you learn more about the Bonaparte's Gull species. These websites are maintained by other organizations, and when you click on the links below, you'll be visiting their websites, not ours.

Seasonal Frequency

You can use the following as a guide to when you can most easily expect to spot members of the Bonaparte's Gull species on Prince Edward Island. This information comes from The Natural History Society of Prince Edward Island which retains and publishes records of bird sightings.

Spring
March 16 to May 31
(northerly migration)

Common, 10 - 49 birds per day
Summer
June 1 to August 15
(nesting season)

Common, 10 - 49 birds per day
Autumn
August 16 to December 14
(southerly migration)

Very common, 50 or more birds per day
Winter
December 15 to March 15
Rare, 1 - 5 birds per season

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