STUART WILSON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STUART WILSON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
A newly hatched Western Gull Chick resting in nesting area. Anacapa Island in the Channel Islands National Park is home to one of the largest breeding colonies of Western Gulls. This island is preferred because it has no natural or human introduced predators to endanger the eggs and chicks.
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