Herring Gull (argentatus & argenteus)

(last update: February 11, 2013)

Ring-billed Gull delawarensis 1st cycle, January 19 2013, Florida, US. Picture: Christine Dodding.

Individual with many replaced median coverts, lower lesser coverts and lesser coverts.
Pink base of bill. Chequered pattern on greater coverts very worn. Side of breast and flanks not clean, but chevron (arrow-head pattern) pattern on flanks.