Second Year Mew Gulls

Among the gulls at Sage Beach today were two birds that look to me like second year Mew Gulls. One of them had black on its tail he other had a pure white tail. I noticed in Sibley’s that the European population of the Mew Gull has second year birds with white tail feathers, while … Read more

Daily Observations

Most of the day was spent inside, but I did go for a short walk through Totem Park. Weather: There was still little wind today, but the clear skies had given way to gray overcast. I did not see any ice on the water this morning, but the ground was still frozen. A few small … Read more