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) 70A moulting into 3rd cycle (3CY), July 16 2016, pelagic out of Chatham, Massachusetts. Picture: Donna Lorello.

See website: The Gulls Of Appledore. American Herring Gull banded green alphanumeric 70A. Banded as a chick in 2014 at Appledore Island.

Complete moult, with P1-P4 fully grown, P5 growing P7-P10 old 2nd generation. Secondaries and tail still old, few central tail-feathers missing. Pale iris.