[CT Birds] Kam Gull update

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Mon Mar 20 12:25:00 EDT 2017


No sign of either of Nick's two gulls (probable Kamchatka Gull, and dark Kumlien's/Thayer's) along length of Russian Beach, Stratford as of 12:15. The number of "rock-scraping" gulls is much diminished from earlier this morning. Generally gulls have been flying west.

Frank Mantlik
Stratford

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> On Mar 20, 2017, at 11:51 AM, Keith Mueller via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> 
> Thanks Nick!!
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
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>> On Mar 20, 2017, at 11:47 AM, Nick Bonomo via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
>> 
>> The gull has not been refound as of 1140am. Fewer Ring-bills present now. Last seen flying west from Russian Beach area. Birders looking now. Look for obviously darker mantled than Ring-bill, similar size, coarse blotchy markings on head, neck, and breast, unmarked yellow bill, darker eye.
>> 
>> Nick Bonomo
>> Wallingford, CT
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>>> On Mar 20, 2017, at 10:46 AM, Nick Bonomo <nbonomo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> An adult Mew Gull was just seen at Russian beach off Cove Lane. First impression is that this *may* be Kamchatka Gull. Not in view at the moment. Flew towards the seawall.
>>> 
>>> Nick Bonomo
>>> Wallingford, CT
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
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