Which gull?

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Which gull?

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Another gull question (still getting to grips with them), which one is this?

Thanks in advance!

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  • Hi Matthew. It looks like a second year Herring Gull to me.

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  • On second review, I think it may be a leucistic Herring Gull - but, again, still getting to grips with them so I'm not 100%.

  • Hi Matthew. It looks like a second year Herring Gull to me.

  • It's not leucistic - herring gulls going into their second year are quite pale.  I love seeing the immature birds as their feathers are so beautifully patterned.

  • Thanks for clearing that up, both. Still plenty to learn evidently!