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Adult Steppe Gull (Larus (c.?) barabensis). The primary pattern is towards the "light" end, having black only to P4, but note that on P5 the black bleeds up the outer edge (as on some cachinnans but not ponticus) and lacks any paleness on the basal edge of this black (cach. usually has some paler gray or whitish next ot the basal edge of the black on P5 and P6). P9 lacks a mirror and the mirror on P10 - while long - is separated from the white tip by a large black band; most importantly (I feel), P8 lacks any form of gray tongue intruding into the black along the inner side of the shaft (such a tongue is evident on P7); on the underwing P10 has only a small gray tongue on the inner web and P9 is extensively black. Also note the thin, smudgy black subterminal band on the bill: