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This first-basic Herring Gull larus a. smithsonianus was photographed by Ted Lee Eubanks in Brazoria County, Texas in mid-November, 1989. This is an example of the minority of birds seen in Texas that have replaced all the mantle/scaps with first-basic feathers before November (some of these feathers are already looking worn, indicating that they were replaced well before this picture was taken). Note on the open wing how the inner primaries have dark outer webs and pale inner webs - normally P1 - P4 would be pale on both webs: