Herring Gull (argentatus & argenteus)

(last update: February 11, 2013)

Mew Gull brachyrhynchus adult, January 03 2012, Sayer's Park, Lake Washington. Picture: Amar Ayyash.

Note white tongue tips (string of pearls) with sharp division between grey and white; black on P6 not running back upwards along outer edge as in canus; dense boa in the neck; large tips on secondaries and inner primaries.