Vega Gull Larus vegae
11th October 2002 Tamagawa-river Kanagawa Kwasaki Japan



A typical Vega Gull.


A large, short-winged  individual.


A very small individual, probable female


With a Slaty-backed Gull.



Slaty-backed Gulls L.schistisagus, on the same date


Note their advanced molt-timing.