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) 1st cycle (2CY), February 21 2014, Brownsville Landfill, southernmost Texas. Picture: Martin Reid.

Much white on the undertail coverts and belly not solid dark. Full juvenile plumage at this late date suggests far northern origin.