Herring Gull (argentatus & argenteus)

(last update: February 11, 2013)

Mew Gull brachyrhynchus adult, February 26 2006, California, US. Picture: Glen Tepke.

Mottled dark pattern on head, concentrated in hind neck, and in this bird only slightly continuing on side of breast. Small tips on outermost primaries. Yellow legs, yellow bill without black band, pale iris.