Slaty-backed Gull (schistisagus) / オオセグロカモメ / 큰재갈매기

(last update: December 2015)

Kim Seog-min (South Korea)
Hideo Shimura (Japan)
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Mars Muusse (Netherlands)

Slaty-backed Gull (schistisagus) 1st alternate (2CY), May 02 2010, Ayukawa - Kinkazan, Japan. Picture: Shigenobu Aizawa.

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Alternate plumage with pale head and underparts. Old coverts and tertials bleached and very worn. Dark tones on 2nd gen scaps.