Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus) Photos by Bill Schmoker

With additional photos from Doug Faulkner, Tony Leukering, & Roy Halpin

All photographs copyrighted by the author. Publication-quality 300dpi versions and prints of many of the images contained in this web site are available- inquiries welcomed- email bill@schmoker.org

1st Colorado Record

Bird found by Steve Messick 9/17/03. (Click here for Steve's excellent photos)

Photos taken at Jackson Lake, Morgan County, Colorado, 9/18/2003 (unless noted otherwise)

Identification Discussion by Tony Leukering (Click for PDF file)

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Photos © Bill Schmoker

 

 

 

Photo © Doug Faulkner
Photo © Tony Leukering
Photo © Tony Leukering
 
 
 
Photo © Roy Halpin (9/21/03)

For comparison: Kelp Gull (L. dominicanus dominicanus), Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina. November/2003. Photo © Harold Stiver (http://ontfin.com/)

For comparison: Kelp Gull (L. dominicanus dominicanus), Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina. November/2003. Photo © Harold Stiver (http://ontfin.com/)

For comparison: Kelp Gull (L. dominicanus vetula), Lambert's Bay, South Africa Nov 2002. Photo © Angus Wilson. (http://www.oceanwanderers.com)

All photographs copyrighted by the author. Publication-quality 300dpi versions and prints of many of the images contained in this web site are available- inquiries welcomed- email bill@schmoker.org