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This presumed first-basic smithsonianus Herring Gull was photographed at Corpus Christi Landfill on January 31, 2001 by Martin Reid; there appears to be a moult boundary in the middle of the greater coverts, and a number of 2nd-generation median and lesser coverts. This bird's structure (long-winged, dainty head, long, thinnish bill with shallow culmen slope) plus bill pattern (brightly pink on the basal 2/3rds) is similar to a handful of birds we see on the Texas coast, e.g.
here, here, here, and here - where do these birds originate, and what exactly are they?: