[CT Birds] FW: Iceland Gull or Herring Gull?

Michael Richardson michael_s_richardson at hotmail.com
Sat Feb 18 10:45:37 EST 2012


Thanks everyone for the confirmation on the Iceland Gull.  Here is the new
link in case anyone missed it and wants to see the photo:

http://bit.ly/xtjLOb

-Mike

-----Original Message-----
From: kmueller at ntplx.net [mailto:kmueller at ntplx.net] 
Sent: Friday, February 17, 2012 7:40 PM
To: Michael Richardson
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Iceland Gull or Herring Gull?


Hi Michael,

Nice shot! That is the adult Iceland Gull.

It is a beauty!

Regards,

Keith Mueller



Quoting Michael Richardson <michael_s_richardson at hotmail.com>:

> I went to Stratford Long Beach today, at the bottom of 5th Ave, to 
> look for the Iceland Gull that was sighted there recently.  I 
> photographed what I thought was it, but upon closer inspection later, 
> I have my doubts and think it could just be a Herring Gull.  Was 
> hoping people could have a look and let me know:
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> http://bit.ly/x799ZR
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> My understanding is that Iceland Gulls (and Glaucous) do not have any 
> black on their wing-tips.
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> Thanks,
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> Michael Richardson
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> Norwalk, CT
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