Herring Gull (argentatus & argenteus)

(last update: February 11, 2013)

Mew Gull brachyrhynchus adult, October 10 2008, Richmond, BC. Picture: Punk Birder.

Mottled dark pattern concentrated in hind neck,
Small tips on outermost primaries,
White tongue tips (string of pearls) with sharp division between grey and white,
Black on P6 not running upwards along outer edge as in canus,
large tips on secondaries and inner primaries
deep tongue on P8.