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IYEPD (if your elite please delete)
St. Louis city. St.Charles county. MO.
 
The Carondelet Park Merlin was in different trees ringing the fountain lake:
Monday: overcast
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/2-9-09d.jpg
Tuesday:sunny
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/2-10-09i.jpg
 
Here a American Robin (Labrador form):
Black of hood bleeds onto upper back:
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/2-9-09c.jpg
contrast between black back and grey rump:
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/2-9-09b.jpg
 
RMBS Ellis Bay (all):
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/2-11-09m.jpg
If your gulled out quit now:
Here a couple of heart rushers:
do you see it:
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/2-11-09e.jpg
small adult white-winged gull: 
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/2-11-09h.jpg
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/2-11-09n.jpg
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/2-11-09o.jpg
 
Here a gull plumage I've never seen: (Tue. did not see Wed.)
Grey-backed; yellow legs; light eye; red/black gony spot:
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/2-10-09d.jpg
super lightened: field marks fit Yellow-legged Gull (L.m.michahellis)
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/2-10-09h.jpg
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/2-10-09j.jpg
 
Add LBIMO (like bird in my opinion) to all bird ID.
Bill Rudden
St. Louis
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