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) 3rd cycle (3CY), October 31 2015, St John's - Newfoundland. Picture: Lancy Cheng.

Last stage of complete moult: P7/P10. New blackish primaries with white tips. Overall, paler beige bird with only few adult-like grey feathers (no strong contrasts).