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This presumed first-basic smithsonianus Herring Gull was photographed at Arlington Landfill, Tarrant County, Texas on November 23, 1999 by Martin Reid; it exhibits a number of features associated with L. a. vegae:
Note: the bill shape; sparse dark markings on the undertail coverts; longish wings; wing coverts and tertials heavily-marked with white:

The tail pattern is notable in that there seems to be a very large white base to the outer three retrices, with few dark markings in this white area:

compare the tail pattern to that of the Ring-billed Gull:

Note the rather sparsely-marked rump, very white outer tetrices, and rather plain outer greater coverts: