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Lesser Black-backed Gull, Larus fuscus graellsii/intermedius:

: click here for details of LBBG in Iceland, thanks to Yann Kolbeinsson of Reykjavik - updated 02/15/01 to
include photos of juveniles and adults from Iceland


: three juveniles (standing) from Germany in Sept/Oct
- added 04/06/00
: 1st-Basic (standing, flying): a dark mid-December bird from Texas - added 01/10/01
: 1st-Basic (standing): an early-January bird from Texas - added 01/10/01
: 1st-Basic (standing): a late-January bird from Texas with strongly-marked greater coverts
: 1st Basic (flying): a late-January bird from Texas with rather pale inner primaries
: 1st-Basic (flying): yet another late-January Texas bird with somewhat pale inner primaries
: 1st-Basic (standing): a mid-February bird from Texas with strongly-marked mantle/scaps
: 1st-Basic (standing): a mid-February bird from Texas with very plain wing coverts
: 1st-Basic (standing, flying): a late February bird from Texas some heuglini traits - added 02/28/08
: 1st-Basic (standing, flying): a small, dark March bird from Texas - added 03/13/04
: 1st-Basic (standing, flying): a small, dark-backed March bird with advance coverts molt, from Texas - added 04/02/06
: 1st-Alternate (standing, flying): an early May bird from Texas with a P molt score of 13 - 15 - added 08/05/01
: 2nd-Basic (standing): a classic November bird from south Texas
: 2nd-Basic (standing): a white-headed, thick-billed November bird from N.E. Mexico
: 2nd-Basic (flying): a chunky bird from Texas at Christmas
: 3rd-Basic (standing, flying): a very small mid-February bird from Texas
: 3rd/4th basic (sitting); from Texas in ate March with a huge bill and orange-yellow orbital ring
- added 03/31/07
: Adult Alternate (standing and flying): a dark Texas bird from April
: Adult Alternate(standing): another dark Texas bird from April
: Adult Alternate(standing): a breeding bird from N. Scotland
: Adult Basic (standing, flying): a dark, long-winged bird from Texas in February
: Adult Basic (standing): from Texas in February, with large black mark on bill
: an Adult (standing flying) in Texas, with photos covering ten winters at the same beach
: some dark adults (standing) from England in March
: a standard Adult (standing) from Texas in late March - updated 6/19/00 to add a strange subadult seen the same day
: a somewhat unusual Adult (standing. flying) from Texas in early March
: a dark adult (standing) from Texas in January with a neat black bill-band
: a 2nd-Basic (standing) from Texas in August with an unusually complete upperpart molt
: a 2nd-Basic (standing, flying) from south Texas that is large and palish-backed with unusual winter markings - a hybrid?
- added Feb 07, 2013
: a 2nd-Basic? (standing, flying) from Newfoundland in March with charactaaers of nominate fuscus - added 03/20/05
: a 3rd-basic (standing) from Scotland in Sep
- added 06/19/00
: a 3rd-basic (standing) from Texas in March; a large, pink-legged, short-winged bird - ? - added 03/18/06
: a 3rd-basic (standing) from Texas in March; with a bicolored bill - added 03/18/06
: a 3rd-Basic? (standing, flying) from south Texas that is small and darkish-backed - added Feb 07, 2013
: an adult-basic (standing) from Scotland in Nov
- added 06/19/00
: Adult Basic (standing) from Texas in January with extremely late primary molt - added 02/12/00
: Subadult Basic (standing, flying ) from Texas in Feb with unusual primaries - added 02/12/00
: two Adult-definitives (standing, flying) from Texas in Apr; different subspecies? - added 04/06/00
: a basic/alternate-definitive (standing) from Texas in Apr; with small P10 mirror well-back from the tip - added 04/25/00
: three basic-definitives (standing) from Texas in early Jan; all somewhat different from each other - added 01/10/01
: a 4th-basic type (standing) from Texas in mid-Jan with retained old P9 and P10, and no tail! - added 01/18/01
: an adult-basic (standing) from Texas in ;ate Nov with P8 the longest primary - added 11/25/02
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an Adult-definitive (standing, flying) from Texas in March; is this intermedius? - added 03/18/06
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an Adult-definitive (standing, flying) from Texas in March; the wings are very short, and P8 seems missing? - added 03/18/06
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an Adult-definitive (standing, flying) from Texas in March; a large, short-winged bird - added 03/18/06
: an Adult-definitive (standing, flying) from Texas in March; a very large bird with some heuglini features - added 04/02/06
: an Adult-basic (standing, flying) from Texas in early Feb; primaries not fully-grown - added 11/13/06
: an Adult-basic (standing, flying) from Texas in early Feb; primaries not fully-grown - added 11/13/06

: an Adult-basic (standing, flying) from Texas in early Feb; primaries not fully-grown - added 11/13/06
: an Adult-basic (standing) from Texas in early Feb; primaries not fully-grown - added 11/13/06
: an Adult-basic (standing) from Texas in early Feb; primaries not fully-grown; orbital ring orange - added 11/13/06
: an Adult-basic (standing, flying) from Texas in early Feb suggesting heuglini - added Feb 21 2007
: an Adult alternate (standing, flying) from Texas in late March that is almost dark enough for fuscus
- added 03/31/07
: an Adult basic (standing) from England in late January that is definitely dark enough for fuscus - added 01/25/08
: an Adult-basic (standing, flying) from Texas in early Feb suggesting heuglini - added Feb 28, 2008