Figure 1. Side portrait. Note the reddish-pink legs.
Figure 2. Detail of the head and bill. Shows small amount of dark flecking on the pale yellow iris.
Figure 3. Wings raised as it prepares to take flight.
Figure 4. IN flight showing undersides of wings.
Figure. 5 Another side portrait.
Figure. 6 In flight showing spread primaries and upper surface of wing.
Figure. 7 In flight showing broad trailing edge to secondaries to good effect.
Figure. 8 Standing with basic-plumage adult Laughing Gull, affording comparison of mantel color. Note also the broad white tips to the tertials and secondaries.
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