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Gull at Lake Cochise

I met New Jersey birder Daniel Brill at Santa Rita Lodge today, and he showed me a couple of photos of a ‘very large, dark-backed’ gull that he watched in flight at Lake Cochise on Monday 8 September. The sighting was┬áduring bad weather at around 1:00 pm, and the bird departed after about two minutes.

His photos looked rather interesting, but Daniel won’t be able to share them until at least Sunday, so I took a couple of bad photos of the images on Daniel’s camera. These are exactly as they came off my phone, just reduced in size a little. Click on the images to enlarge them.

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