American Herring Gull (smithsonianus)

(last update: October 30, 2015)

Amar Ayyash (US)
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Mars Muusse (Netherlands)

American Herring Gull (smithsonianus) V34 1st PB moult (2CY), August 24 2013 & January 11 2016, Jenness Beach, Rye & Hampton, NH. Picture: Lauren Kras, Robbie & Colleen Prieto.

Banded on Appledore Island, banded as chick on July 19 2012. See website: The Gulls Of Appledore.

below: American Herring Gull (smithsonianus) V34 4th cycle (5CY), January 11 2016, Hampton, NH. Picture: Robbie & Colleen Prieto.

Please visit Robbie's & Colleen's Flick photos for more pictures. Few vestiges of immaturity.

below"American Herring Gull (smithsonianus) V34 1st PB moult (2CY), August 24 2013, Jenness Beach, Rye, NH. Picture: Lauren Kras.

Visit Lauren's Flickr photo's. Mid summer, bird in active complete moult.