HARTLAUB'S GULL

(Larus hartlaubii)
Previously considered a sub-species of
 [Larus novaehollandiae (hartlaubii)] 

(Silver Gull ?)

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Roberts VI / VII 316 / 317
Clements 2000 67.0300
Howard & Moore 2(CBOS 5) 61-34
A smallish gull (36 to 38 cm), found along the coast of Namibia and the western Cape. It is a very common resident, inhabiting the seashore and offshore islands. It is highly gregarious and lives off scraps, offal, dead fish and insects.

List of Stamps showing Hartlaub's Gull

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Namibia 1021   2006 N$4.00