Second winter Kumlien's Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides kumlieni
Choshi Chiba Japan, March 25th 2002. Photos by O.Ujihara
This bird was obviously smaller than every surrounding large Gull. And the bill size was almost same as medium-sized gulls.
With a 1st winter/summer Slaty-backed Gull. Note the small size, small bill and shorter legs.
Slaty-backed Gull, Kumlien's Iceland Gull, Vega Gull.
Kumlien's Iceland Gull(left), 2nd winter Vega Gull (right), and 2 Black-tailed Gulls.
With a female-type small Slaty-backed Gull. But the Kumlien's Iceland Gull looks still smaller, and shows smaller bill.
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