American Herring Gull (smithsonianus)

(last update: October 30, 2015)

Amar Ayyash (US)
Bruce Mactavish (Canada)
Dave Brown (Canada)
Mars Muusse (Netherlands)

American Herring Gull (smithsonianus) 1176-41708 1st cycle (1CY), December 22 2016, Fox River, Kane Co., Illinois. Picture: Amar Ayyash.

Band number: #1176-41708, species: "Herring Gull", banded on June 18 2016 as fledgling near Sister Bay in Door County WI. Sister Bay, Wisconsin lies at the very north of Lake Michigan, some 390km (244 miles) north of Chicago.

All scaps replaced, and also single lesser covert replaced for 2nd gen. Otherwise juvenile plumage.