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First record of Grey Gull Leucophaeus modestus in Brazil

Henrique Chupil, Veronica Marques, Shany Nagaoka, Rafael Sardinha Murro


We report the first record of Grey Gull (Leucophaeus modestus) in Brazil. On 21 April 2019 at 08:31 h, the secondcycle bird was photographed walking near a small stream that flows into the sea on Ilha Comprida, state of São Paulo, southeastern coast of Brazil. The occurrence of a single individual on the Atlantic coast of the South American continent lead us to propose that the species is a vagrant in Brazil.

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