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Are these also Glaucous-winged Gulls?

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Old Sunday 25th February 2007, 22:33   #1
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Are these also Glaucous-winged Gulls?

More gulls from Playa Del Rey, CA. These one's are on the Duck Pond as opposed to the Jetty. I think these are also Juv Glaucous-winged Gullls.
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Old Sunday 25th February 2007, 23:36   #2
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The larger bird on the back is a Glaucous-winged Gull.
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Old Monday 26th February 2007, 01:25   #3
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Glaucous Gull never shows an all-black bill. I think this is a first winter Glaucous-winged gull as you suggest.
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Those pale birds in the back are GWG I agree as Glaucous never has an all black bill. In these photos, it appears huge next to the other gull which I think may be an "Olympic" Gull. It could be an issue of the photo but the bird in the foreground looks too small to be either GWG or Western Gull but it's either a hybrid or perhaps a paler than normal Western.
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