Sunday, 2 January 2011

Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) with sooty-brown 2cy plumage







Herring Gull (Larus argentatus), 2cy, 3.10.2010, Bagenkop Harbor, Langeland, 7 photos







Herring Gull (Larus argentatus), 2cy, 9.11.2005, Aarhus East Harbor, 5 photos

2 comments:

JanJ said...

Hi Kent.

I have seen a couple of similar patterned Herrings and possible they are northen ones and might have looked something like this as juveniles.

http://cyberbirding.uib.no/gull/smith_head.gif
http://cyberbirding.uib.no/gull/ufo/1w_01.php

Sometimes invite to confusing with smithsonianus.

Hilsen
Jan

Miss P. said...

How many of those young gulls will make it through the winter. Life is awfully tough.