Re: Gull Hybrid at Lake Merced
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I think that is a Glaucous-winged x Western, which is much more expected here than a Herring x ? at this time of year. Pale eyes do show up on these hybrids. It is too dark on the back for a Herring x GWGU, the darkness comes from Western genes.
From: SFBirds@... [mailto:SFBirds@...] On Behalf Of david_assmann@... [SFBirds]
Sent: Friday, August 07, 2015 8:07 PM
Subject: [SFBirds] Gull Hybrid at Lake Merced
In addition to the continuing MEW GULL at the Concrete Bridge at Lake Merced this morning, there was a HERRING X GLAUCOUS-WINGED HYBRID GULL. Picture at Glaucous-Winged X American Herring Hybrid