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 brachyrhynchus 1st cycle (2CY), January 26 2009, Capitola, CA, USA. Picture: Jeff Poklen.

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All scaps replaced. Paler bird: no obvious brown shawl in neck and sparsely mottled belly. Still much black on outer rectrices and strong barred undertail coverts.