American Herring Gull (smithsonianus)

(last update: October 30, 2015)

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

California Gull (californicus) 2nd cycle, January 25 2003, Capitola CA. Picture Jeff Poklen.

See Jeff's PBASE SITE.

Classic "grey saddle". 2nd gen flight feathers. Several wing-coverts and the upper tertials included in the partial autumn moult, now more adult-like than other coverts.