Lesser Black-backed Gull 2CY 21 May
Larus fuscus intermedius


Photographer

Dick Newell

Date

21st May 2003

Location

Long Drove, Cottenham

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This small, slim, cold, dark bird is almost certainly an intermedius, but one may ask, why not fuscus?
It's scapular pattern is very like this unidentified Oman gull: P01314, which I think is probably a 2CY fuscus. There is an obvious difference in the moult of the wing-coverts.


P01851

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