Black-tailed Gull (crassirostris) / ウミネコ / 괭이갈매기

(last update: December 2015)

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Black-tailed Gull (crassirostris) 1st cycle (2CY), April 01 2014, Chidiwa Unzen city, Nagasaki, Japan. Picture: Nobuo Fukushima.

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2CY April bird with 1st gen primaries and secondaries, and some inner wing-coverts replaced in the post-juvenile moult. Outer wing-coverts still juvenile. Note that most of the tail has been replaced as well.