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Old Friday 22nd May 2009, 22:30   #1
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gull id tenerife

HI Can you help please i took this photo on the
beach in tenerife in december 08 cheers.
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Old Friday 22nd May 2009, 22:57   #2
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I'm happy to be shot down on this (but just tell me how I've got it wrong if you do), but is it a 1st-winter Audouin's Gull? I'm going on the dark eye, dark grey blotches on the otherwise lighter grey wings, dark, short-ish bill and grey legs, along with the sloping forehead.
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Old Saturday 23rd May 2009, 00:08   #3
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interesting gull, something about it says laughing gull, but if I'm way off the mark, I should be in bed developing tomorrow's hangover.
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+1 for Audouin's
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Old Saturday 23rd May 2009, 11:15   #5
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Yes, Audouin's - moral of the story, never go birdwatching after a bottle of wine in the middle of the night.
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Thanks a lot i did think it could be juvenile audouins because of the area
but wasn't sure. Quinn
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