Gull south of Portugal

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Gull south of Portugal

Post by thijsvalkenburg » Sat Oct 09, 2010 2:15 pm

I saw this bird on the 31st of August.

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Re: Gull south of Portugal

Post by JanJ » Sat Oct 09, 2010 4:52 pm

Looks like a 3cy type michahellis.

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Re: Gull south of Portugal

Post by pim wolf » Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:45 pm

agree with Jan that this looks like a 3cy YLG but I think that Thijs was wondering about the very grey body of this bird? It happens from time to time, there has been a gull in Ireland (presumably a Herring) with the same kind of plumage. I have no idea what this kind of pigment-variant is called though.

groeten, pim wolf

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Re: Gull south of Portugal

Post by Rui_Caratão » Thu Nov 04, 2010 12:01 am

Another 3cy type michahellis has been seen in tarifa, Spain ...showing grey body

http://img819.imageshack.us/i/tarifaset082.jpg/
http://img219.imageshack.us/i/tarifaset08.jpg/

Rui

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Re: Gull south of Portugal

Post by pim wolf » Thu Nov 04, 2010 11:37 pm

judging by the pattern on the bill and moult stage (dropped p10 in later pics) this could easily be the same bird.

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Post by Rui_Caratão » Fri Nov 05, 2010 10:41 am

pim wolf wrote:judging by the pattern on the bill and moult stage (dropped p10 in later pics) this could easily be the same bird.
I forgot to mention that the tarifa Gull, was from Set 2008, pim!! ......

regards, Rui

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Re: Gull south of Portugal

Post by pim wolf » Fri Nov 05, 2010 9:50 pm

hello Rui,

could have fooled me, and did! By the way Thijs, either the date in your camera is wrong or you took the first picture on 31 July, not August...

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Re: Gull south of Portugal

Post by thijsvalkenburg » Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:47 pm

Hi Pim,

Yes, you are right, 31 of July!

Best regards and thanks for your responses!

Thijs

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