Heuglin's Gull L. heuglini taimyrensis
-including vegae/taimyrensis intergrade here.

April 8th 2002Skawagawa-river Odawara Kanagawa Japan


Three vegae and one .

 
 
A probable intergrade (left) and a vegae (right)

 
This individual  has a surprisingly big red in its bill. Such individuals are often found in Japan. 

 
 2 taimyrensis,. The rear bird is larger.