Sabine's Gull

Xema sabini

ML92838131


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Albert Linkowski
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eBird Checklist S24962823
Antonin
Wielkopolskie, Poland
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Latitude and Longitude 51.5173, 17.8506 Map

Age
Adult
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

Adult in alternate plumage. Appeared to be smaller than Black-headed Gull (latter all already in a basic plumage), different flight action reminiscent of the tern; key features, dark hood; short, dark bill ( yellow tip not seen); notched all-white tail; on upperparts: the contrast between the black primaries and, the pure white secondaries, light gray back and, wing coverts; on underparts; wings mostly white, with black tips on primaries, thin black edge on forwings.

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 70D
Lens model
EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
f-stop
f/8.0
Focal length
190 mm
Shutter speed
1/800 sec
ISO
100
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
144KB
Dimensions
614 x 501

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