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2018 West USA Road Trip Bird ID Help #13 - Malibu Lagoon - Gulls

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And a couple of gulls... too complicated for me, but gonna give it a try...

 

BIRD #1 - Ugh.... Herring Gull?
Location: Malibu Lagoon State Beach, CA

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BIRD #2 - 1st Winter Ring-billed Gull?
Location: Malibu Lagoon State Beach, CA

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BIRD #3 - Juvenile Western?
Location: Malibu Lagoon State Beach, CA

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BIRD #4 - 2nd Winter Western?
Location: Malibu Lagoon State Beach, CA

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BIRD #5 - Ugh... Mew Gull? Or are these legs considered light pink?
Location: Malibu Lagoon State Beach, CA

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Thanks,
Peter

 

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5 hours ago, akiley said:

Wait for another response, but I think all of them are Western.

Agreed, I’m not an expert on all the plumages but the adults are all definitely Westerns and the other plumages seem appropriately shaped/sized.

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5 minutes ago, Nicolas Forestell said:

Agreed, I’m not an expert on all the plumages but the adults are all definitely Westerns and the other plumages seem appropriately shaped/sized.

Thanks!  3 is definitely a Western and I think 2 is as well.

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