retarded, late hatched

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Picture ID: 883
Upload: 22.03.2011
Photo date: 01 September 2009
Location: herastrau park, bucharest
Photographer © cristian mihai
Gallery: michahellis 1cy
Species: larus michahellis

this ind. seems to be late hatched as it is retarded in moult (just a few scaps at beginning of september), its plumage is untidy but doesn't look bleached or worn. possibly underfed or a bit ill.

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