L. a. argentatus, Scandinavian Herring Gull
I took these photos on the morning of 15 March 1995 at Hatteras, in fog. The bird's mantle was slightly but noticeably darker than the surrounding Herring Gulls. When first seen, the primaries were held drooping (first photo). The bird was large and had a blocky head. The bill was distinctive, with a strong black mark and a very pale tip. European gull experts supported the identification as L. a. argentatus. Unfortunately, I didn't get a shot of the wings. On one photo, a Lesser fuscus graellsii is visible on the right.
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