Close up of a Ring-billed Gull at Canal Park
Here is that darker-marked (oddly-molting) Ring-billed Gull. I really like
this one :-)
There is one Herring Gull at Canal Park that has thrown me off recently. I
believe this is an "American" race Herring Gull, however it's rump,
although barred, was notably paler than the other nearby Herring Gulls'
rumps. It has a pale head, but there have been other 1st-cycle Herring
Gulls with slightly pale heads as well. I am without my gull book yet
again, and going by field guides alone for nitty-gritty identification can
be tricky. Comments and thoughts are welcome! Thanks for any feedback you
Due to the busy summer in North Dakota and fall season at Hawk Ridge, I
haven't added any entries to my blog in a while. Here is my newest entry,
in case you're interested! It's about the past season at Hawk Ridge, cool
tidbits & facts, and being thankful.
*NATURALLY AVIAN* - Guided Birdwatching Trips and Bird photography
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