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 2011, Grou, the Netherlands. Picture: Ruurd Jelle van der Leij.

Overall adult-like bird, with brown crescents on several underwing coverts, black on P4, bluish hue on the bill. Bird is labeled "sub-adult" as it may possibly be advanced 2CY, but 3CY not excluded.