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 (4CY) xxxx-xxxxx June 06 2015, Manitowoc, IL. Picture: Amar Ayyash.

Band number not read, but location and plumage indicate bird from JACK ISLAND, DOOR COUNTY, WI, (which is less than 100 miles).

Complete moult started, with P1-P2 new, P3 growing, P4 missing, P5-P10 old 3rd generation primaries. Secondaries and tail all old 3rd gen feathers.