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Lesser Black-backed Gull? Toronto, 12th November 2018 (1 Viewer)

D Halas

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Hello all,

can I get confirmation that this is in fact a first winter Lesser Black-backed Gull? Most of the features look good for one – short, all-black bill, rounded head, long wings, mottled pattern of the wing coverts – but it seems to me that there's rather a lot of white on the tertials for an LBBG. Seen in Lake Ontario, off Toronto two days ago.
 

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