Mew Gull Larus canus canus; heinei; kamtschatschensis; brachyrhynchus

(last update: March 12, 2012)

Kjeld Tommy Pedersen (Denmark)
Chris Gibbins (Scotland)
Frank Majoor (Netherlands)
Mars Muusse (Netherlands)

Mew Gull canus sub-adult, November 26 2016, Grou, the Netherlands.

Overall adult-like bird lacking white tipped P9 and P10, with fine blackish streaks on greater primary coverts, much black on the bill. These features may apply to full adult birds, nonetheless labeled "sub-adult" or younger adult, sometimes called 3rd cycle-type.