Herring Gull (argentatus & argenteus)

(last update: February 11, 2013)

Mew Gull brachyrhynchus adult, September 25 2006, Ship River, Anchorage, Alaska. Picture: Greg Forcey.

Mottled dark pattern on head, concentrated in hind neck, and continuing on breast. Small tips on outermost primaries and full broad sub-terminal band on P10. Yellow legs, yellow bill without black band, pale honey iris.