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Winter Gulls 2009-10


Northern Virginia, Winter 2009-10

Kumlien's Gull

First Winter: December 18th 2009, PW Co. Landfill

Kumlien's Gull

First Winter: January 16th 2010, Fauq.Co. Landfill .

Kumlien's Gull
First Winter: February 15th, 2010 PW Co. Landfill
Kumlien's Gull
First Winter: February 15th 2010 PW Co. Landfill
Kumlien's Gull
Second Winter: Dec 18th, 2009, PW Landfill
Kumliens' Gull
Second Winter: Dec 31st, 2009, PW Landfill
Kumlien's Gull
Second Winter: Jan 8th, 2010, PW Landfill (and Jan 18th)
Kumlien's Gull
Second Winter: Jan 16th, 2010, Fauq. Landfill - looks a bit like the Dec 31st bird but wings were completely white in flight cf the other bird which had noticeable darker streaks on outer webs of outer primaries
Kumlien's Gull
Second winter: Jan 22nd PW Landfill.  Bill does not match bird above. Could be one of the earlier second winters.

 

Thayer's Gull

First Winter: January 8th 2010, PW Co. Landfill (and Jan 18th)

Thayer's Gull

First Winter: January 18th 2010, PW.Co. Landfill. Solid tail bar, secondary bar and more solid tertials than dark Kumlien's above.

 

Glaucous Gull

First Winter: February 15th 2010, PW Co. Landfill

Glaucous Gull

Second Winter: January 18th 2010, PW Co. Landfill

Nelson's Gull

First Winter: January 16th 2010, Fauq. Co. and Jan 18th PW.Co. Landfill

Probable Lesser Black-back x Herring hybrid
Adult Jan 22nd Fauq. Co. Landfill