[CT Birds] FW: ID Help: Franklin's Gulls?

Michael Richardson michael_s_richardson at hotmail.com
Sat Nov 10 16:03:35 EST 2012


Thanks everyone for ID'ing as Laughing Gulls.  Was just wishful thinking I
guess.  Damn you Wikipedia!


Michael Richardson
Norwalk, CT
http://www.connecticutwilderness.com


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Szantyr [mailto:birdinggeek at gmail.com] 
Sent: Saturday, November 10, 2012 3:52 PM
To: Michael Richardson
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] ID Help: Franklin's Gulls?

Laughing gulls. 

Mark 

On Nov 10, 2012, at 3:12 PM, Michael Richardson
<michael_s_richardson at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I initially thought these were just Laughing Gulls, but now that I 
> take a closer look, I see white tips on the primaries, which, 
> according to Wikipedia, suggests Franklin's Gull.  Is that correct?
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> http://flic.kr/p/dsdfY8
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> Photo taken on 10/30/2012 (the day after Hurricane Sandy) at the 
> Saugatuck Rowing Club in Westport, CT
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> Thanks,
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> Michael Richardson
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> Norwalk, CT
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> http://www.connecticutwilderness.com 
> <http://www.connecticutwilderness.com/>
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