J St. mudflats, Bayfront Park, Chula Vista - Lesser Black-backed Gull photos, 06 Dec 2015

Gary Nunn

I posted some very distant photos of the first cycle LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL on my blog at this link http://www.sandiegobirding.com/?p=5654

We watched it limping quite badly on its left leg on a couple occasions, raising its wings to counteract the loss of balance, so this does appear to match the bird first found by Matt Sadowski at the Tijuana River mouth, Imperial Beach on November 24, 2015 which he also noted limped on its left leg.

Gary Nunn,
Pacific Beach

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