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Gull sp. Cyprus (1 Viewer)

CyPhil

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Seen December 14 in Cyprus.

I thought they were Cachi, but is it normal to be so streaked on head and neck?
 

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KenM

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A 3rd Winter Caspian with a pale Iris.....I note that 25% of Casps can have this feature?

Or perhaps more likely a 3rd Winter Yellow-Legged Gull?

Cheers
 
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CyPhil

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Although ideally the legs would be a bit yellower and the eyes a bit darker, overall it seems that it cannot be anything else other than Armenian, and I agree with Lou and Pete.
I am just still puzzled a bit with the size of the Gulls. They look rather huge in comparison to the Black-Headed Gulls and Shovelers in front of them. Maybe the fact that when taking the photos i was 4-5 metres higher than them played a trick?
 

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