glaucoides - kumlieni

(last update: January 26, 2012)

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

Iceland Gull (kumlieni) E6 2nd & 3rd cycle (3CY-4CY), February 2013 & January 2014, Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's, Newfoundland. Picture: Lancy Cheng.

Banding data pending; Probably banded in winter in January 2013, in St. John's, Newfoundland (LAT: 47.80833; LON: -52.80833).

Kumlien's Gull (kumlieni) E6 3rd cycle (4CY), January 21 2014, Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's, Newfoundland. Picture: Lancy Cheng.

Age sub-adult winter. Iceland Gull with obvious grey pigmentation in the primaries. The brownish grey cast over the central greater coverts and very delicate marbling on the central tertials rpobably indicate not fully adultness in this bird.

Kumlien's Gull (kumlieni) E6 2nd cycle (3CY), February 03 2013, Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's, Newfoundland. Picture: Lancy Cheng.

Second cycle bird with 2nd generation primaries. Few greyish scaps coming through. At this age there is often a difference between the pattern on the median coverts and central greater coverts.