Lesser Black-backed Gull (taimyrensis)

Larus fuscus taimyrensis

ML142721571


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Dominic Mitchell
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eBird Checklist S47840123
Khar Us Lake—S side
Hovd, Mongolia
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Latitude and Longitude 47.7438, 92.0738 Map

Age
Juvenile
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags

Media notes

Fresh juvenile Taimyr Gull

Observation details

Juvenile apparently of form taimyrensis briefly on and around lake shore - seen near juvenile Mongolian Gulls and strikingly different in plumage, being darker above and whiter on head, neck and underparts, with neck ‘shawl’ of streaking (also on flanks), sharply defined black tail band and mainly dark inner primaries (cf obvious Herring Gull-like ‘window’ of fresh juvenile Mongolian Gulls). Photographed

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Lens model
EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
400 mm
Shutter speed
1/2000 sec
ISO
400
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
941KB
Dimensions
1921 x 1281

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