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This juvenile/first-basic Scandinavian Herring Gull (Larus argentatus argentatus) was photographed in August 1995 in Baltic Germany by Ronald Klein. Ronald comments: "Typical nominate. Colour-ringed as a chick near Dresden, Germany). Michahellis and cachinnans breed in a minority there, including single intergrades. This newly-founded colony (c. 100 pairs) is far from the regular distribution of large gulls; I believe this is one of the catalysts for intergradation.". Note that many of the juvenile mantle/scaps have already been replaced by first-winter feathers: