|Common Name:||Gull, Bonaparte's|
|Scientific Name:||Larus philadelphia|
|Area:||Carter Lake Trail - Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area|
|Date:||May 22, 2015|
Bonaparte's Gulls migrate along the coastline of Oregon in the spring to breed in the arctic, and return in the fall to winter in California and further south. This is the non-breeding plumage.
|Reference:||Gulls of the Americas by Howell & Dunn / Birds of Oregon by Burrows & Gilligan||