glaucoides & kumlieni

(last update: October 12, 2011)

Coordinators:
Dave Brown (Canada)
Bruce Mactavish (Canada)
Chris Gibbins (Scotland)
Peter Adriaens (Belgium)
Mars Muusse (Netherlands)

Iceland & Kumlien's Gull 2cy March - April

 

Banded birds

Iceland Gull (kumlieni) L0 1st & 2nd cycle, March & November 2015, Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's, Newfoundland. Picture: Lancy Cheng.
Iceland Gull (kumlieni) M2 1st cycle (2CY), March 20 2014, Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's, Newfoundland. Picture: Lisa de Leon.
Iceland Gull (kumlieni) M5 1st cycle (2CY), March 11 2015, Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's, Newfoundland. Picture: Lisa de Leon.
Iceland Gull (kumlieni) 3T 1st-2nd cycle (2CY-3CY), February-April 2015 & December 2015 - January 2016, Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's, Newfoundland. Picture: Alvan Buckley, Lancy Cheng & Frank King.
Iceland Gull (kumlieni) 3U 1st cycle (2CY), March 27 2015, Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's, Newfoundland. Picture: Lisa de Leon.
Iceland Gull (kumlieni) 3Z 1st & 2nd cycle (2CY-3CY), March 2015 & December 2015 - January 2016, Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's, Newfoundland. Picture: Lancy Cheng, Lisa de Leon & Frank King.

pale outer primaries: glaucoides

Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, March 19 2008, Peterhead, Scotland. Pictures: Chris Gibbins.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, April 18 2009, Qernertunnguit, Nuuk, Greenland. Picture: Thomas Nielsen.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 1st cycle (2CY), March 29 2012, Klaksvík, Faroes. Picture: Silas Olofson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.

dark outer primaries, but still paler than inners: glaucoides

Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland Gull (glaucoides) 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.
Iceland / Kumlien's Gull 2cy, 01-04 March 2010, near Reykjavik, SW Iceland. Pictures: Hans Larsson.

outer primaries as dark as / darker than inners: kumlieni

probable Glaucous x Kumlien's Gull 1st-3rd cycle (2CY), February 2013 - February 2015, Long Beach, Stratford, CT. Picture: Keith Mueller. Bird that became known as "Mr Longbeach", spending subsequent winters at this location. A bulky powerful bird, in many ways intermediate between Glaucous and Kumlien's, in vocals, in size in direct comparison to Herring Gulls, in flight, characteristics, behaviour, and in 'Gestalt'.