Could be a L.f. graellsii/fuscus?

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Dmitry Goncharov
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Could be a L.f. graellsii/fuscus?

Post by Dmitry Goncharov » Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:12 pm

Dear colleagues,
I would appreciate your comments about to these Gull,
Picture taking on 22th May 2012 on dump in Minsk (Belarus).
1-4 - adult L.f.fuscus?
5 - adult graellsii?
6-7 - 4cv L.f. graellsii?
Thanks a lot,
dmitry
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lou bertalan
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Re: Could be a L.f. graellsii/fuscus?

Post by lou bertalan » Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:42 pm

hi,

both look like intermedius or even graellsii to me. hard to exclude heuglini but on structure, pale iris, vivid bare colours (adult) i'd say it is one of the western taxons. fuscus fuscus is darker mantled.

lou

Ronald Klein
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Re: Could be a L.f. graellsii/fuscus?

Post by Ronald Klein » Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:09 pm

Image 6 and 7:
For me heuglini. Note the bill pattern and the dark neck-drops.

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