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) 4CY-5CY T76 September 2013 & October 2014, Cape May, NJ. Picture: Kurt Schwarz & Julie Brown.

See website: The Gulls Of Appledore

T76 was banded as a chick in July 2010. It has been recorded at Cape May several times.

below: American Herring Gull (smithsonianus) 4cy T76 September 11 2013, Cape May, NJ. Picture: Kurt Schwarz.

Moult stage: P6 fully grown, P9-P10 still old.

below: American Herring Gull (smithsonianus) 5cy T76 mid-October 2014, Cape May, NJ. Picture: Julie Brown.

Please visit Julie's blog for more images.

Moult stage: P8 fully grown. Again some black in the tail.