|KUGU (2nd cycle). Lake County, IL. 23 DEC 2014.|
|KUGU (2nd cycle). Cook County, IL. 25 DEC 2014.|
Sure enough though, after thoroughly checking both sets of photos, I was able to confirm it's the same bird based on a few plumage details - another neat data point in understanding the movements of our gulls!
|Lake County Photos Cook County Photos (images a bit saturated)|
I refound this same gull on the Calumet River on 08 February 2015
|KUGU (2nd cycle). Cook County, IL. 08 Feb 2015.|
3 sites in the last 6 weeks. This one gets around fast!!