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Gull

Observed: 17th March 2013 By: keredtramskeredtrams’s reputation in Birdskeredtrams’s reputation in Birdskeredtrams’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

gull i.d plz.black patch on head confusing

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) interacts

Comments

chrisbrooks's picture

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If it wasn't for the black mark, everything says "Herring Gull" - Pink legs, light grey back, black wing tips, yellow bill with red spot. Is the black mark an alien substance or actually a marking.

chrisbrooks's picture

Sorry

Sorry but it's too bulky for a Black-headed Gull, the legs are the wrong colour as is the bill. The black mark is rather confusing.

Mydaea's picture

This is a herring gull with a

This is a herring gull with a black stain on its head. There is nothing that would suggest black-headed gull - not even the black mark, which is all wrong for it.

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