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Western? Gull, Los Angeles

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Old Sunday 27th January 2019, 16:02   #1
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Western? Gull, Los Angeles


Photographed this gull on a beach in Los Angeles in July. Looked a bit different from the default Western Gull there: paler and weaker.
Is it still a Western Gull or anything else?

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Old Sunday 27th January 2019, 16:22   #2

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Do 'Olympic' Gulls (hybrid Western x Glaucous-winged) get this far south?
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Do 'Olympic' Gulls (hybrid Western x Glaucous-winged) get this far south?
They are uncommon here but yes.
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