glaucoides - kumlieni
(last update: January 26, 2012)
Kumlien's Gull (kumlieni) adult, January 23 2013, Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's, Newfoundland. Picture: Jan Baert.
Age adult winter. Note slender bill, pale iris.
Wingtip darkness score: 1.5 - medium-pale grey (Estimated Kodak 5-6). In the study by Howell & Mactavish, about 3% of Kumlien's Gulls in New Foundland belong to this category, see Table 1.
Wingtip scoring for dark markings on P5-P10: ?-?-5-5-5-?. See Plate 1 for explanation.
Wingtip pattern category: -
Iris colour variation: Iris colour variation: 1 - iris overall pale brown or honey coloured. In the study by Howell & Mactavish, 2% of the Kumlien's Gulls in New Foundland belong to this category, see Table 3. Classification on speckling: >50%.