American Herring Gull (smithsonianus)

(last update: October 30, 2015)

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

Vega Gull (vegae) 1st cycle (2CY), January 25 2011, Choshi, Japan. Picture: Terry Townshend.

Very similar to European Herring Gull. 1st gen flight feathers. Dark secondary bar. Pale panel on inner primaries reaching outer secondaries S1-S3 and still innerweb of P6 largely pale.