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 .

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