Herring Gull (argentatus & argenteus)

(last update: February 11, 2013)

Kelp Gull dominicanus adult, January 06 2012, Neko Harbour, Antarctic Peninsula. Picture: Michael Shepard.

Birds on the southern hemisphere are in complete moult in our winter months. Here moult in inner primaries P1 new, P2 groiwng, P5-P10 old. Dark as marinus, but much more black in wingtip with just a small mirror on P10 and full broad band on P5.