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SCIENTIFIC NAME: Larus delawarensis

STATUS: Common in winter, spring, and fall, and rare in summer in Gulf Coast and Tennessee Valley regions. In Mountain and Inland Coastal Plain regions, fairly common in winter, spring, and fall, and occasional in summer. Lowest Conservation Concern.

HABITAT: Found in the Gulf, and on bays, beaches, rivers, lakes, irrigated and plowed fields, and garbage dumps.