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Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's, Newfoundland


Dark adult Lesser Black-backed Gull (probably subspecies intermedius) 16 January 2007. Its very dark mantle and in flight its white mirror on only p10 suggested a Baltic Gull (nominate subspecies fuscus). Note white streaks caused by blowing snow.


Baltic-like Gull with Herring Gull on 16 January 2007.


Lesser Black-backed Gull (subspecies graellsii) with slate gray mantle contrasting strongly with black wingtips on 14 January 2007.