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Herring gulls ?

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I may be wrong here. Herring is certainly reasonable.

but the bird in the top right in the upper photo and in the second photo is kinda suggesting Lesser Black-backed Gull to me. I’d like to get a better look.

I agree the other bird is Herring Gull.

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8 hours ago, AlexHenry said:

but the bird in the top right in the upper photo and in the second photo is kinda suggesting Lesser Black-backed Gull to me. I’d like to get a better look.

Don’t Lesser Black-backs have more slender bills?

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13 hours ago, akandula said:

Don’t Lesser Black-backs have more slender bills?

Yeah I'm not sure, bill looks fairly stout, perhaps Great Black-backed? Or big male Lesser Black-backed? Just the whole whitish head and neck, and very dark feathers molting in on the mantle/scapulars, is suggesting Black-backed to me. I'd like to see it better, see open wings or something. Definitely I could be off here.

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I'm not completely sure. It's a weird bird. Lesser Black-backed could be right with the dark mantle feathers but it's an odd thingy.

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