[Tweeters] possible Iceland Gull at mouth of Cedar River

Northwest birding e-mail tweeters at u.washington.edu
Mon Jan 18 19:08:21 PST 2021

To whomever - What is "Northwest Birding E-mail,” a separate list-serve? Just curious.

George Neavoll
S.W. Portland

> On Jan 18, 2021, at 6:54 PM, Northwest birding e-mail <tweeters at u.washington.edu> wrote:


> I saw a bird that fits Odette's description in October at the Cedar River mouth. In addition to what Odette described the bird has yellow eyes. I have some poor digiscoped photos here: http://www.birdingwashington.info/Pics/gull <http://www.birdingwashington.info/Pics/gull>


> If you right click on an image and select "View Image" you can see the photo at full size.


> Odette has seen these photos and thinks it may be the same bird.


> Does anyone have an idea what it is?


> Thanks,


> Randy Robinson

> Seattle, WA

> rwr DOT personal AT gmail DOT com


> > On Jan 18, 2021, at 12:46 PM, Odette B. James <o.b.james...> wrote

> >

> >The possible Iceland Gull has returned to the delta of the Cedar River at

> >the south end of Lake Washington. It is with other gulls on a patch of

> >gravel exposed among the logs on the submerged delta. The bird has a very

> >pale mantle and pink legs, is an adult (has red gonydeal spot on bill), is

> >smaller than nearby Glaucous winged, has no streaking on back and sides of

> >neck. There at 12:30 in the afternoon on Jan. 18.



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