Vega Gull Larus vegae
4th.Jan 2001 Gyoutoku Ichikawa Chiba Japan

(A relatively dark-mantled individual )

Typical, heavy-streaked individuals
Paler-mantled individual.
(-or possible smithonianus?)
Dark-mantled individual 


A heavy-streaked, smaller individual. This type sometimes resembles Thayer's Gull, but usually, streaking of real Thayer's looks more uniform, and  mantle looks paler, and underside of p10 looks whitish or grayish .

ad.winter  Back