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Gull on frozen river

Observed: 11th March 2013 By: KelsaeJohnKelsaeJohn’s reputation in BirdsKelsaeJohn’s reputation in BirdsKelsaeJohn’s reputation in BirdsKelsaeJohn’s reputation in Birds
Gull on frozen river
Juv. Gt. Black-backed with Black-headed Gulls
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) interacts

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Plumage

One or two adult-type feathers are beginning to appear on the back and upper wing coverts...grey rather than black, and so clearly pointing to Herring. The size compared to the Black-headeds is not as large as you'd see with a GBB, as well.

Individual gulls are never easy, though!

Ian
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