1CY Common Gulls, Stockholm – August 2015

While visiting Stockholm, Sweden recently I was pleasantly surprised to come across first-calendar year Common Gulls Larus canus in (almost) full juvenile plumage.

They were very tame (reminiscent of the Black-headed Gulls that we have over here in winter) and gave plenty of opportunity to photograph them in ways that I never encounter over here in the Netherlands.

(Sub-)Adults were mostly absent.

All photos were taken around the Skeppsbronn area, 7-10 August 2015.

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With a faint mirror on P10:

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