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  1. Nutcracker

    Black headed gulls

    Or perhaps even more, 'courtship plumage', as that's what its purpose is - they don't actually need it while incubating eggs, or raising their chicks, even though they do generally still have it then. This is more obvious with Royal Tern, which generally only has full 'summer' plumage for a...