Herring Gull (argentatus & argenteus)

(last update: February 11, 2013)

Kelp Gull dominicanus adult, June 30 2007, South Africa. Picture: J. Avise.

Upperparts tone equals Great Black-backed Gull, but this taxon has much more black in the wingtip, with just a tiny mirror on the outer primary. Often yellowish legs and dark iris.