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Old Wednesday 6th December 2017, 17:04   #1
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The one in the right.. those legs make me ve a little confused. From today, Galicia, Spain
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Old Wednesday 6th December 2017, 17:11   #2
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Herring gull?
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Old Wednesday 6th December 2017, 17:47   #3
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Pale mantle and pink legs both shout Herring Gull.

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Old Wednesday 6th December 2017, 17:54   #4
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Pale mantle and pink legs both shout Herring Gull.

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Legs of the left bird are pinkish yellow on my screen and mantle shade a tad darker (more visible on the tertials) and I'm guessing a Cantabrian Yellow-legged (or at least, not a Herring G).
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Legs of the left bird are pinkish yellow on my screen and mantle shade a tad darker (more visible on the tertials) and I'm guessing a Cantabrian Yellow-legged (or at least, not a Herring G).
Agreed Rafael, but the OP was asking about the one on the right.
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Agreed Rafael, but the OP was asking about the one on the right.
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Sorry, it was me who didn't make it clear. I meant, I agreed with Steve for the right bird being a Herring G, but not both of them as he suggested.
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Steve will confirm I'm sure that his 'both' was suggesting both pale mantle and pink legs shout HG for the right hand bird - as that was the question.
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Anyway it seems we are all in violent agreement!
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Steve will confirm I'm sure that his 'both' was suggesting both pale mantle and pink legs shout HG for the right hand bird - as that was the question.
Ah, yes, I'm sure that's what he meant by reading it again! Duh!
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Thx all! Herring is not common here, few birds in winter only..
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