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Observation of Audouin’s Gull Ichthyaetus audouinii in Suriname on South American mainland

Bert Kasius, Cees Witkamp, Johan Ingels


After a first-year Audouin's Gull Ichthyaetus audouinii was spotted in Trinidad on 10 December 2016, a second-year individual was now seen and photographed on 22 March 2018 in the mouth of the Suriname River near Paramaribo in Suriname. This record is the first of this species for that country and for mainland South America.

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