A bird moulting out of breeding plumage preening on a post

A bird moulting out of breeding plumage preening on a post
Species: Black-headed Gull   Larus ridibundus
Author: Nick Talbot
Date: 
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Added to IBC: 24 Aug 2019 - 22:48
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Submitted by Greg Baker on
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Sorry to be pedantic but this bird is moulting out of breeding plumage and not coming into breeding plumage.

Submitted by Nick Talbot on
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Hi Greg - I really appreciate you pointing that out. I'll correct it. Thanks Nick

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Nick Talbot, IBC1607141. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1607141.

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Nick Talbot, IBC1607141. Video of Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus at Venice, Italy. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1607141.

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