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adult
Heuglin's Gull

Fig 1) Apparent adult heuglini (Black-headed Gull in left foreground). Note orangey legs and long bill. The darker gulls in the background are Steppe Gulls (barabensis). November. Goa, India. Photo courtesy of Steven Falk.


Figs 2 and 3) These both show a small mirror on P9 and black to P4. January 30, 2011. Ashdod Port, Israel. Photo courtesy of Julian Bell.

Fig 2) Apparent adult taimyrensis. Note pale yellow legs with hint of orange. October 26, 2007. Kyushu, Japan. Photo courtesy of Peter MacKenzie.

Fig 3) Quiz bird #9. See discussion here.

Fig 4) Apparent adult taimyrensis w/ yellowish legs at right; first cycle Slaty-backed Gull at left. January 24, 1997, Akune, Japan. Photo courtesy of Haynes Miller.

Fig 5) Apparent adult taimyrensis with yellowish legs; Vega on far left (heavily streaked adult with deep pink legs). January 24, 1997, Akune, Japan. Photo courtesy of Haynes Miller.