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Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus

Adult winter, presumed intermedius, West Midlands, September 2003


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Lesser Black-backed Gull, adult intermedius Lesser Black-backed Gull, adult intermedius

A. R. Dean

Adult with characters indicative of intermedius. In the right-hand photo, note blackish mantle compared with adjacent graellsii. Rather small individual somewhat suggesting nominate fuscus but active wing-moult in September incompatible with that form.


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