Franklin's Gull (Larus pipixcan)

Rare North American vagrant, an adult example of which was mobile in the Midlands during July 2010. Despite starting to lose the black hood, a smart bird with dark grey mantle and virtually complete white eye ring.

Franklins Gull Gailey 1 8 10 IMG_3338

Franklins Gull Gailey 1 8 10  IMG_3338



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Franklins Gull Gailey 1 8 10 IMG_3329



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