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by adriaens
Thu Nov 05, 2009 4:14 pm
Forum: Yellow-legged Gull
Topic: Some Yellow-legged Gulls in Bucharest, November 1st
Replies: 4
Views: 1699

Re: Some Yellow-legged Gulls in Bucharest, November 1st

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.
by adriaens
Sat Oct 31, 2009 8:38 pm
Forum: Other taxa & hybrids
Topic: moult / rui
Replies: 6
Views: 2219

Re: moult / rui

Any flightshots, Theo ?
I doubt that we are seeing P10 here...
by adriaens
Fri Oct 16, 2009 7:29 pm
Forum: Other taxa & hybrids
Topic: Hybrids fuscus x argentatus
Replies: 25
Views: 10092

Re: Hybrids fuscus x argentatus

Ruud,

what are the reasons for excluding Herring Gull in a case like this ?
by adriaens
Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:53 am
Forum: Herring Gull
Topic: smith lookalikes
Replies: 8
Views: 3695

Re: smith lookalikes

Theo Muusse wrote:A 2cy seen here in Holland at the end of September/ early October...

Theo
Any more pics of this bird ? Flightshots ?
I'm puzzled by birds like this.
Were the new scapulars pale grey or dark grey ?
by adriaens
Wed Oct 14, 2009 4:05 pm
Forum: Other taxa & hybrids
Topic: Viking Gull - Larus hypergentatus
Replies: 22
Views: 16557

Re: Viking Gull - Larus hypergentatus

See also this one, taken in foggy conditions:
http://picasaweb.google.be/Zorkyyy/Viking
by adriaens
Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:54 pm
Forum: Herring Gull
Topic: smith lookalikes
Replies: 8
Views: 3695

Re: smith lookalikes

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...