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tagged canadian pigeons? Seagulls? what are these? :)

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by featherz, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    Was in Montreal yesterday and saw the parking lot was full of very short fat seagull-like birds that were just sitting on the ground. I am used to the larger seagulls that I have seen in both california and NY and I almost never see a hundred or so of those just sitting around [​IMG] . No big deal, but I took a pic of one and noticed they had leg bands. Are these protected birds of some sort?

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  2. Barred Rocks forever

    Barred Rocks forever Songster

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    there not pigeons thats for sure id post this in the exotic bird section
     
  3. sequoiacyclist

    sequoiacyclist Songster

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    That is definitely a gull!
     
  4. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    Yah, I figured - I don't see an exotic birds section but I'll try to find a better forum for it. I don't know squat about anything but chickens, but I thought it interesting that they had leg bands on. [​IMG]
     
  5. Barred Rocks forever

    Barred Rocks forever Songster

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  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    A Ring-Billed Gull who is banded for research purposes.
     
  7. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    thank you! [​IMG]
     

  8. Barred Rocks forever

    Barred Rocks forever Songster

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    lol those canadian pigeons sure are weird
     
  9. koonaone

    koonaone In the Brooder

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    Only thing I ever shot and couldn't eat. Dog wouldn't eat it either.

    Even pressure cooked.
     

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