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    Bird ID - Bluffers Park, Toronto, ON

    I get what you mean. No offense meant, but you are always precise to a tee with semantics. I on the other hand use words to match others and try to speak using the same language as others. Both have their pros and cons in my opinion. I don’t mind refining my language to try to communicate with...
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    Bird ID - Bluffers Park, Toronto, ON

    I zoom all the way in and see the iris isn’t completely dark, but overall it is dark and completely normal for Iceland gull. I also agree with this. I only am conforming to the verbiage proposed by Lou. Typically i would not use eye color to differentiate a herring gull from an Iceland gull...
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    Bird ID - Bluffers Park, Toronto, ON

    It looks perfect for kumliens in my opinion. Your point about irides confuses me because I see dark irides pretty clearly personally. Also the head shape is round, the bill rather dainty, and of course from what can be seen the primaries are much whiter than I have ever seen in even a “northern”...
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    Bird ID - Bluffers Park, Toronto, ON

    I’d say iceland gull too
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