Adult Ross's gull in basic/winter plumage. Distinctive underwing pattern, pinkish breast, short bill, dark pink legs.
Ross's Gull on left, with Bonaparte's Gull on right offering nice comparison.
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Not the best shot, but can see the upper wing pattern and wedge-shaped tail.
Bonaparte's Gull in flight for comparison purposes - note the rounded tail and differing wing pattern.
Looking west from Fort Chambly to the distant gulls...
Happy crowd of onlookers observing the Ross's Gull from Fort Chambly on 11/16.
Fort Chambly National Historic Site
Crowd at the sewage lagoons...
View of the rapids from Fort Chambly