Herring Gull (argentatus & argenteus)

(last update: February 11, 2013)

Herring Gull argentatus sub-adult, March 21 2014, Pori, Finland. Picture: Petteri Mäkelä.

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Herring Gull argentatus with yellow legs and red orbital ring. Mirror merges with tip on P10, small subterminal black spots on P10. Broad pale tongue on underside of P10 reaches innerweb edge with sharp curve. Medium mirror on P9, full band on P9. No band on P5. Note immature markings in tail.