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by JanJ
Fri Oct 16, 2009 6:43 pm
Forum: Identification
Topic: Vagrant 1cy in Connecticut?
Replies: 9
Views: 2851

Re: Vagrant 1cy in Connecticut?

Hello Derek!

Any flight shot of this interesting gull?
by JanJ
Fri Oct 16, 2009 10:15 am
Forum: Other taxa & hybrids
Topic: Vega Gull
Replies: 2
Views: 1085

Re: Vega Gull

The first one to identify a juv/1st winter vegae in Europe is a Nobel prize winner!

Here are some more by Alvaro (click Vega Gull page)

http://www.coastside.net/chucao/gulls/Herring-like.htm

And several here:

http://starling.dyndns.org/~birdkitahir ... l05a01.htm
by JanJ
Fri Oct 16, 2009 9:06 am
Forum: Herring Gull
Topic: smithsonianus in Ireland
Replies: 3
Views: 1424

Re: smithsonianus in Ireland

And yet some more from the 'other side' some European Herring lookalikes and intresting tails in some:

http://www.peregrineprints.com/Gulls/HEGU.htm

JanJ
by JanJ
Tue Oct 13, 2009 6:47 pm
Forum: Links
Topic: Gull pic. from Sweden
Replies: 0
Views: 2309

Gull pic. from Sweden

Hi all. Some quality gull pic. by Jörgen Bernsmo and Bengt Bengtsson. http://www.pbase.com/slisch/large_gulls http://picasaweb.google.com/bengt.bengt.bengt/KaspiskTrut# And an identification blog by Jörgen Bernsmo & Hans Larsson: Translation is available on the site. http://www.truthjalpen.blogspot....
by JanJ
Tue Oct 13, 2009 3:35 pm
Forum: Identification
Topic: Vagrant 1cy in Connecticut?
Replies: 9
Views: 2851

Re: Vagrant 1cy in Connecticut?

Hi all. I remember this gull from many years back and at the time I also identifired it as a LBBG. However, what ever species the flying gull is, it´s not the smithsonianus from the image above by lookng at the seemingly all dark bill. That dark bill would also indicate a younger bird than suggested...