Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary.  St. Charles county MO.  Madison county IL.

Paul Bauer concurred the 1ST cycle Glaucous Gull:
coffee with a lot of cream colored:

An adult Kumlien's fed along the spillway wall:
stage 3 wing tip showing grey on only 4 tips:
Compare with this Kumlien's showing darker grey on 5 P-tips:
Gull could be rated Kumlien's X Thayer's on structure:

Bryan P. was photographing the Merlin along Confluence rd:

Lapland Longspurs were findable:

Remember birds evolved from reptiles:
did you ID them?

Bill Rudden
St. Louis
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