Mew Gull Larus canus canus; heinei; kamtschatschensis; brachyrhynchus

(last update: March 12, 2012)

Kjeld Tommy Pedersen (Denmark)
Chris Gibbins (Scotland)
Frank Majoor (Netherlands)
Mars Muusse (Netherlands)

Mew Gull brachyrhynchus 2nd cycle (3CY), January 09 2016, Jericho Pier - Locarno Beach, Vancouver, BC. Picture: Pierre Cenerelli.

Note dark scalloped pattern on underwing coverts, dark spots in tail, darl alula, lack of obvious white primary tips and relatively much black on bill, all indicating immature plumage.