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This definitive/4th-basic Siberian Gull (Larus heuglini) was photographed in Bahrain in early March 1999 by Martin Reid; the mantle shade and large white mirror on P10 lead me to think it is a "Big Pale Heuglini"; note the rather limited fine winter speckling on the lower nape, plus the very short tail that seems to be a feature of this form: