Sabine's Gull

Xema sabini

ML175187951



eBird Checklist S59437676
West Point Lake
Troup, Georgia, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 32.9438, -85.1835 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags

Comments

Screen capture of handheld phonescoped video frames shot of the bird 1.3 miles out flapping on the water during preening at 75x optical with additional full iPhone digital zoom, 375x equivalent.

Observation details

Continuing juvenile gull first found by Walt Chambers earlier today. Observation point was from the shoreline of the first parking area on the shoreline of the lake west of the superstructure of the dam at coordinates 32.926410, -85.195692, the gull was always 1 to 2 plus miles across the lake out to the NNE to NE. Screen captures of handheld phonescoped video frames shot of the bird 1.3 miles out flapping on the water during preening at 75x optical with additional full iPhone digital zoom, or maybe 375x 80% digital equivalent. Flight shots at about 1.7 miles with a bit different seeing conditions. Scope required if the bird is not close.

Technical Information

Original file size
14KB
Dimensions
635 x 340

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