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Old Monday 20th March 2017, 22:37   #1
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LBB or GBB gull??

What are the main points for telling them apart - is it just size?

This was a 'good' size gull but have seen larger ones here in Barrow in Furness.
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Old Tuesday 21st March 2017, 00:06   #2
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GBB, with that massive bill
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Agreed.
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Old Tuesday 21st March 2017, 08:26   #4
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also note: colour - GBBG is really black on the back, British LBBG (graellsii) is dark grey;
leg colour is different (but I can't really make it out on this pic);
calls are very different.
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also note: colour - GBBG is really black on the back, British LBBG (graellsii) is dark grey;
leg colour is different (but I can't really make it out on this pic);
calls are very different.
And also more white on the wingtips than in LBBG
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