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- Thu Nov 05, 2009 4:14 pm
- Forum: Yellow-legged Gull
- Topic: Some Yellow-legged Gulls in Bucharest, November 1st
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As the pattern seems to be asymmetrical (P1-2 of the right wing look normal and brown), the most logical explanation is perhaps that P1(-2) of the left wing was damaged and had to be replaced.
Any more pics of this bird ? Flightshots ?Theo Muusse wrote:A 2cy seen here in Holland at the end of September/ early October...
I'm puzzled by birds like this.
Were the new scapulars pale grey or dark grey ?
http://www.artsobservasjoner.no/artportalen/gallery/Image.aspx?rappsyst=0&obsID=6225197&imageID=105294 and another one from Norway. Not the best of candidates IMHO. There surely is something wrong with the pigments in the Herring Gull? Apart from a quite dark plumage is see no charaqcters supportin...