American Herring Gull (smithsonianus)

(last update: October 30, 2015)

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American Herring Gull (smithsonianus) X40 1st PB moult (2CY), August 24 2013, Jenness Beach, Rye, NH. Picture: Lauren Kras.

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Banded on Appledore Island, banded as chick on July 20 2012, now in 2CY. See website: The Gulls Of Appledore.

Mid summer, bird in active complete moult: P7 fully grown, P8-P10 growing. Moult gap in GC closed, new 2nd gen rectrices.