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Owner Jon P. Ruddy

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  1. Number observed: 20
  2. Number observed: 400
  3. Number observed: 4

    Comments: 1 juv; 3 second cycle. One second cycle was extremely dainty in build and was especially dove-headed. It was ghostly white overall and had near-immaculate primaries. Lovely bird. Pic below of glaucoides-like bird; single pic of juv. More details here:

  4. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Juv-first winter studied through scope. Long and lean build to adjacent Herring; long primary extension; black primaries; sharply "checkered" upperparts; "black eye" on brownish-gray head. Long distance shot below (see gull at centre):

  5. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Juv

  6. Herring x Glaucous Gull (hybrid)

    Number observed: 1

    Comments: A single first winter Nelson's in with Herring Gulls. Noted large gull w. a large head, gently sloping forehead, heavy-based large bill that was sharply bicolored. Essentially, a brownish GLGU. Dusky-brown wash to primaries.

  7. Number observed: 3
  8. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Immature

  9. Number observed: 2

    Comments: separate adults near site

  10. Number observed: 24
  11. Number observed: 6
  12. Number observed: 30
  13. Number observed: 8

    Comments: flyover

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