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) adult, June 02 2012, Maine, US. Picture: 'crazyfingers'.

Note yellow-orange orbital ring and limited speckling in iris. Still at least P5-P10 present, but missing central MC indicate probably start of complete moult in inner primaries.