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This first-winter presumed Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus ssp?) was photographed by Martin Reid at Corpus Christi Landfill, Nueces County, Texas, on March 09, 2004; it is strikingly small and dark, and quite distinct from any of the normal variants of LBBG seen in Texas:

In flight the long, thin wings, pinched-in at the bases, created a unique silhoutte:

These pics are by Willie Sekula from March 12: