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Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans mongolicus   - 1st winter in flight
Caspian Gull
Photographer : © Raj Kamal Phukan
Location :bank of Brahmaputra River, near Guwahati, Assam, India
Date : 17 January 2015
English synonyms:Yellow-legged Herring Gull, Black Sea Yellow-legged Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Herring Gull, Pontic Gull, Mongolian Gull (mongolicus), Steppe Gull (barabensis)
Bird Family :Larini - Gulls
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Could be this taxon but could also be a 1st winter Larus cachinnans of one of the other subspecies or possibly even a pale 1st winter Larus heuglini.