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This first-cycle large gull was photographed at Brownsville Landfill, Cameron county, Texas on February 07, 2015, and has many (all?) features of Vega Gull (larus [vegae] argentatus).

For comparison here is a similar bird from Texas in March 2008.

For comparison here is a similar bird found by Alvaro Jaramillo california in February 2012.

For comparison here is one sample page of first-cycle Vegas from the Ujihara's Japan Gull Site.













Compare the rump/utcs in the image below with the last image of the March 2008 gull linked-to above: