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This Gull was spotted in Point Reyes National Seashore in California. I initially thought that it was a Western Gull, but I was caught off guard by the pale eyes of this individual. Could this possibly be a hybrid of sorts or perhaps a Herring Gull? Thanks in advance! 


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It's a Western Gull I believe, although I'm not 100% sure I could rule out Western x Glaucous-winged (Olympic Gull). The northern Western Gulls generally belong to a subspecies that is lighter on the mantle, which could be the bet explanation here.

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