SOUTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN BIRDS
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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

MYSTERY GULL: Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) or Yellow-legged Gull (L.[cachinnans]michahellisatlanticus)?
Second-year immature accompanied by Laughing Gulls (L. atricilla) at San Fernando, Trinidad, 2 December 2001. Photos © by Floyd Hayes. Found by Floyd Hayes, Howard Kilpatrick, Nigel Lallsing, Keisha Lallsing, Brett Hayes and Jose Manuel, this individual lingered until 26 February with no apparent lightening of the mantle. For comments on the identity of this bird,click here.
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