Adult
'taimyrensis' Gulls
('taimyrensis'= heugliniXvegae, or Heuglin's Gull Larus heuglini taimyrensis )
December 15th 2001  Choshi Chiba Japan


A individual rather closer to heuglini.
Note the delicate structure, large red spot on the bill, orange-yellow legs, darker mantle, and delayed molt timing.






A paler individual.