Thursday, January 21, 2010

MA - THAYER'S GULL - 01/20

Thayer's Gull - first-cycle, Niles Pond, East Gloucester, Essex Co., MA. January 20th, 2010.

Another exciting element to the phenomenal gull show at Niles Pond, East Gloucester. This first-cycle Thayer's Gull was one of our first finds of the afternoon and was present for over an hour through to 14:00hrs. Surely, East Gloucester must be the most reliable spot in New England for finding Thayer's Gulls?

Thayer's Gull - center. Primaries looked blackish most of the time but under certain conditions, true color (actually dark brown) becomes more apparent.

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