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 01 2014, east Chicago - Lake Michigan, Indiana. Picture: Amar Ayyash.

Herring pair. Adult on nest is a presumed "Northern" type American Herring. Bird has a thayeri wingtip pattern, and P1 is growing. Its interesting to see a bird with so limited black having a nest at this location.