Slaty-backed Gull

Larus schistisagus

ML210453381


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jen brumfield
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eBird Checklist S64756896
Wendy Park, Whiskey Island
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 41.4992, -81.7147 Map

Age
Not specified
Sex
Not specified
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags

Media notes

Observation details

Adult. Second state rec. Discovered bird sitting on water with ~200 Herring Gulls. Immediately noticed sheer bulk and impressively broad white tertial crescent, large white scap spot, short wing extension, thick neck, burly head and bill. In flight, p-spots extensive, creating classic “pearl” string. Legs deep pink. Thick white along trailing edge of wing in flight. At rest on breakwall (majority of 3 hour observation) size of Herring Gull with heavy belly and chest, brutish head look, blush light brown streaking on head, dark area around eye.

Technical Information

Model
iPhone 7
Lens model
iPhone 7 back camera 3.99mm f/1.8
f-stop
f/1.8
Focal length
4 mm
Shutter speed
1/1168 sec
ISO
20
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
392KB
Dimensions
2164 x 1533

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