3CY Herring Gull with missing tail feathers – 20170212

Another example of a gull with missing tail feathers, this time a third-calendar year Herring Gull. Leiden, the Netherlands, 12 February 2017.

See also this adult Lesser Black-backed Gull in Morocco, January 2017.

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