Steppe Gulls From Kerala,India

Post Reply
Abdulla Paleri
Posts: 9
Joined: Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:52 pm
Contact:

Steppe Gulls From Kerala,India

Post by Abdulla Paleri » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:51 pm

Steppe Gull, Fuscus barbensis adults from the extreme South West coast off Arabian Sea,Kerala,India.9.2.2020
Attachments
DSC_1385.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1385.jpg (337.83 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1388.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1388.jpg (266.94 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1275.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1275.jpg (410.46 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1278.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1278.jpg (235.09 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1179.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1179.jpg (148.26 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1143.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1143.jpg (258.51 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1130.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1130.jpg (217.53 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1129.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1129.jpg (287.59 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1129.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1129.jpg (287.59 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1077.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1077.jpg (251.8 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1065.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1065.jpg (122.22 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1077.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1077.jpg (251.8 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1062.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1062.jpg (147.53 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1041.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1041.jpg (500.47 KiB) Viewed 461 times
DSC_1040.jpg
Steppe Gull Fuscus barbensis Kerala,India.9.2.2020
DSC_1040.jpg (265.46 KiB) Viewed 461 times

User avatar
marsmuusse
Posts: 666
Joined: Sun Sep 27, 2009 12:43 pm

Re: Steppe Gulls From Kerala,India

Post by marsmuusse » Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:24 pm

These birds from early February still in primary moult should point to some very northern taxon which has a long migration and therefor started moult after arrival at the winter quarters. They may be heuglini, although they seem to be rather pale grey?

Abdulla Paleri
Posts: 9
Joined: Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:52 pm
Contact:

Re: Steppe Gulls From Kerala,India

Post by Abdulla Paleri » Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:13 pm

Thank you very much.But some in Palearctic Gulls forum point these to Steppe Gulls except one third from down which is heuglini

Post Reply