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Common Gull?

Observed: 24th March 2012 By: MartincitoMartincito’s reputation in BirdsMartincito’s reputation in BirdsMartincito’s reputation in BirdsMartincito’s reputation in Birds
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) interacts

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Martincito's picture

I wouldn't have noticed this

I wouldn't have noticed this amongst the Herring Gulls, were it not for Mark_at_Magdalen pointing it out in http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/255139. Thanks Mark!

gramandy's picture

legs...

... colour of legs pink rather than yellow? no red spot on beak (Herring). Head shape and beak size right though. Can we rule out a young Herring Gull?

Martincito's picture

I'd defer to almost anyone

I'd defer to almost anyone who knows about gulls! I thought it WAS a Herring Gull until Mark suggested otherwise... Views anyone?

ophrys's picture

Herring

Compare to some of the gulls on this site...

http://www.birdersplayground.co.uk/Herring%20Gull%20-%203rd%20years.html

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gramandy's picture

looked again...

....has got red spot - I'm definitely with Herring Gull now.

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... and the search for the

... and the search for the Common Gull continues...