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1cy Med Gull, WMids, August 2013

1cy Med Gull, WMids, August 2013

A first calendar-year Mediterranean Gull just commencing moult from juvenile into first-winter plumage. Note the extensively pale underwing. This individual is more-evidently larger and bulkier than accompanying Black-headed Gulls (c.f. this individual).

A. R. Dean

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