L. argentatus, Immature Herring Gulls
There aren't enough published images of immature smithsonianus Herring Gull, so here are a few. More will be added in the months ahead. There are a few flight images on some of the photos on
the Thayer's page.
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Juvenile/first winter, Hatteras, October 1995. Note the sharply pointed primaries of this age.
First winter, Hatteras, December 1995.
Two more, December 1995, New Jersey.
Second winter, Hatteras, December 1995 or 1996. Slightly underexposed. Note the more rounded primaries.
Second winter, Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, October 1995.
Second winter, Jones Beach New York, November 1995.
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