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Black-headed Gull

Chroicocephalus ridibundus

ML96923121



eBird Checklist S45031311
McNeil St. trail
Pierce, Washington, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 47.1023, -122.6738 Map

Age
Not specified
Sex
Not specified
Behaviors
Breeding

Comments

Observation details

Gorgeous breeding plumage! Hanging around on mudflats. Pale bluish gray back, black underwing tips except for the outer two primaries. Dark brown hood riding up higher on nape than Bonapartes. Small white eye arcs, pinkish wash to breast. Dark red bill and legs. Flight style, size and shape more like mew gull than Bonaparte’s. Photos

Technical Information

Model
NIKON D7100
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
500 mm
Shutter speed
1/1600 sec
ISO
400
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto

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