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BHG at Thornham Marshes 22/11? (1 Viewer)

Tomwbhx

I need to retire! ....oh I have!
United Kingdom
Came across this Black-headed Gull at Thornham Marshes, Norfolk behaving strangely and staying well away from all the winter plumage BHGs. Well I'm sure it's a BHG it can't be anything else, although my sister in law says it doesn't look quite right, just need to settle this as she doesn't believe me
Thanks
Tom
 

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Andy Adcock

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England
It is a BHG, odd that it's in sum-plum and also the fact that we can't see any of the black in the wings tips?

Among other things, the shape and colour of the hood rule out anything else.


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Nutcracker

Stop Brexit!
Looks like it's leucistic (partial albino) with white primaries except for fine black streak on outermost.
 

Tomwbhx

I need to retire! ....oh I have!
United Kingdom
That's exactly what I said about the head, but the other factors are very strange
 

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