argenteus (Herring Gulls) in north-west France in Brittany

Photographs taken 6th August 1991 at Roscoff.

Adult perched

Adult perched

Adult perched

New P5 showing with broken black band, P6-P7 missing in moult, P8-P10 bunched tips.

Second-summer with wings open

Appears to have P1-P3 new, missing P4-P5 in moult and old P6-P10. Quite dusky still but base of bill is no longer black.

Comment: the adults appear to be similar to those in south-west France.

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