American Herring Gull (smithsonianus)

(last update: October 30, 2015)

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American Herring Gull (smithsonianus) 65F 1st cycle (2CY), March 25 2016, Long Beach, Stratford, CT. Picture: Donna Rae Henault Caporaso.

Please visit: Gulls of Appledore Island.

Green 65F, data still pending; probably banded at Appledore Island - Maine as a chick on July 13 2015.

All scaps replaced, the most recently replaced scaps still with a grey cast. All coverts, tertials, and all visible fight feathers still juvenile. Underparts and neck are a combination of older retained juvenile feathers (now faded pale brown) and several new darker grey feathers.