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Sabine’s Gull

by | Jun 14, 2022

Sabine’s Gull  Xema sabini

TX Coastal  / Offshore Status: Rare fall migrant. This species was removed from the review list in 1999 at which time there were 57 documented records of which 6 were from coastal and offshore areas.  It has be found on Texas Pelagic trips 3 times, all during fall migration.

(1) TOS Handbook of Texas Birds; by Mark W. Lockwood and Brush Freeman (2005)

Seasonal Occurrence Graph

Texas Pelagics Sightings Distribution

This map shows the geographic distribution of Sabine’s Gull found in Offshore Texas (and Gulf of Mexico)

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