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Old Tuesday 28th January 2020, 19:08   #1
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What Gull is this?

Hello everyone, I`m a begginer birder from Romania. I saw this gull and i can`t ID it. Is it a Larus cachinans or a Larus michahellis.
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P.s: Could you explain me why it is one species and not the other.
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Old Tuesday 28th January 2020, 23:49   #2
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I would say Larus michahellis - the legs are very bright yellow, and fairly short. On Larus cachinnans, the legs are longer, and usually only duller yellow.


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