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Contributors » sam » Herring gull (Larus smithsonianus)

Herring gull (Larus smithsonianus) discovered by sam (#2564)

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Sighting Info

Observed: June 7, 2014 @ 8:30 PM
Posted on: June 11, 2014 @ 3:19 PM (diff: 4 days)
Comments:
it is slightly smaller than a herring gull. it has a black band on the bill. has a lot more black on the wing tips. Ring billed gull??, Herring gull??

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By Lessa on 6/12/2014 12:06:24 PM

Ring-billed gull has yellowish legs, not pink. I think yours is a juvenile herring gull.

By sam on 6/12/2014 12:18:07 PM

thanks, Lessa, you're right. After looking in Petersen birds, I saw the legs was a giveaway. Appreciate your correction. Sam

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