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This gull was photographed on December 26, 2006 in the Coastal Plain near Houston and Galveston, This gull is a LBBG type with some confusing (to me) features: The tail feathers look exceptionally "first-cycle like" (with a very thin black subterminal band) but the visible extent of 3rd-generation-like upperpart feathers suggests an older individual. Even presuming it to be in its second cycle, the underwing coverts and axillaries are very pale for LBBG, and there is either molt underway or arrested molt with two generations of feathers. I presume the gap between P7 and P6 on the left wing is damage, as there is no equivalent gap on the right wing, however P10 on both wings are not fully-grown.
The "feel" of this bird reminds me of some of the gulls I saw in Bahrain in 1999: