Scandinavian Herring Gulls, Stockholm – August 2015

Images of Scandinavian Herring Gulls Larus argentatus argentatus in Stockholm, Sweden.

All images were taken around the Skeppsbron area, 7 – 10 August 2015.

Adults

Bird #1

One of several omissus-types with yellow legs and Thayeri pattern on P9.

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Bird #2

Large and dominant male.

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Bird #3

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Bird #4

Portraits only.

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Second calendar year

The second-calendar year’s showed large moult gaps in their secondaries and tail, which resulted in some odd shapes.

Bird #1

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Birds #2, 3 and 4

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First calendar year

Bird #1

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Bird #2

Individual with many replaced scapulars.

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Bird #3

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Bird #4

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Bird #5

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