1. Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus graellsii, first-year, Cardiff, Wales, December 23, 2003.  Note the very dark upperparts and the mostly plain dark tertials.  The juvenile mantle and scapular feathers have been replaced.  LBBG_01

2. Lesser Black-backed Gull L. f. graellsii, first-year, Cardiff, Wales, December 23, 2003.  Same individual as above.  LBBG_02

3. Lesser Black-backed Gull L. f. graellsii, first-year, Cardiff, Wales, December 23, 2003.  Same individual as above.  LBBG_03

© Stephen J. Davies

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