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) 2nd cycle (2CY), December 20 2014, Thompson Bait Camp, Baytown, TX. Picture: Jan.

See Jan's Pbase photostream.

2nd generation primaries. Upper tertials and innermost coverts replaced again in partial autumn moult, now more adult-like. Pale bill-base and pale iris.