American Herring Gull (smithsonianus)
(last update: October 30, 2015)
American Herring Gull (smithsonianus) 1106-26919 1st cycle (2CY), February 13 2014, BP Whiting refinery, IN. Picture: Maarten van Kleinwee.
After submitting his observation on the Web site of the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center Bird Banding Laboratory, Maarten was pleasantly surprised to be immediately presented with the ringing details:
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Sister Bay, Wisconsin lies at the very north of Lake Michigan, some 390km (244 miles) north of Chicago.
All scaps replaced. Many more birds from this date and location: Maarten's Blog!