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Brown-headed Gull - Larus brunnicephalus

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Brown-headed Gull - Adut winter, Kings Project, Laem Pak Bia, Thailand 7th February 2011
Note the similarity to Black-headed Gull however this species is a little larger and bulkier with pale eye with prominent white eye crescents and smudge in front of eye.

The bill is deeper and heavier and the dark ear spot is larger.
Brown-headed Gull - Adut winter, Laem Pak Bia Mangroves, Thailand 8th February 2011
Note the extensive dark ear spot, dark mark in front of the eye and pale eye compared with the more 'kind' faced expression of Black-headed Gull.