Saturday, 30 January 2016

Second winter Common Gull with partial tail band

Bumped into this fella today at Moast Beach, I have seen 2w Common Gulls with partial tail bands before, but not very often. It seems to be a plumage that is not very common at all among Common Gulls.
Common Gull

Sumburgh runway


unclefish said...

the presence of adult-type white mirrors on p10 & p9 is unusual in the age class too

Martin Gray said...

such adult-type white mirrors on p10 & p9 also very unusual in this age class