Re: Age question. Re: [SINaturaList] Iceland gull - wolfes pond
- Thanks. I didn't realize that.Interesting to have a couple of Iceland gulls on the same place.
DaveOn Mar 1, 2013, at 8:50 PM, Mike Shanley <falecore@...> wrote:The bird I had was a pretty typical 2nd winter bird. I posted pics to the Mike Shanley folder.-M
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Subject: Age question. Re: [SINaturaList] Iceland gull - wolfes pond
Michael and Anthony (and any other observers),Assuming I saw the same bird first seen by Mike last week, I wanted to find out and confirm your observations.Anthony wrote yesterday that he believed the bird to be an adult.I think that lighting was much better during his viewing than mine (overcast today), plus the view from 250+ yds, but despite the appearance of zero mottling, the bill -- 1/2 to 1/3 of it --appeared dark toward the tip.This would indicate a 3rd year bird.Just curious about your observations and how, specifically, Anthony decided on 'adult' id.Thanks.Dave
On Mar 1, 2013, at 5:23 PM, David <sailbirder@...> wrote:Holten Ave entrance to beach.
Looking at Iceland G 200 yds offshore in farthest group
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