same advanced bird as in pic 1191, odd/advanced tertial pattern

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Picture ID: 1192
Upload: 07.01.2012
Photo date: 26 July 2008
Location: mamaia
Photographer © cristian mihai
Gallery: michahellis 2cy july-december
Species: larus michahellis

note again tertial pattern: lower 2 tt are juvenile and very worn, then there is a moult gap, then there's only one typical 2nd cycle tt with all dark center and narrow subterminal band followed by the odd "half and half" tt: inner web with half black center and no white tip, outer adult greyish with white tip! next tt has two isolated small black centers on each web surrounded by grey, and the uppermost, not fully grown one looks greyish.

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