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Identification of the Larus canus complex

@inproceedings{Adriaens2016IdentificationOT,
  title={Identification of the Larus canus complex},
  author={Peter Adriaens and Christopher Neil Gibbins},
  year={2016}
}
[Dutch Birding 38: 1-64, 2016] R decades have seen a wealth of new information published on the identification and taxonomy of the so-called ‘large white-headed gulls’. In contrast, the smaller taxa have been rather neglected. This is certainly the case with Mew Gull Larus canus, a familiar species that occurs throughout the Northern Hemisphere but whose geographical variation and field identification remain poorly understood. Despite its wide distribution, Mew Gull has been treated as a single… 
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