Identifying most gulls is challenging at the best of times but when there is also the specter of hybrids as well then things can often get a little troublesome. The following images are of what can be seen as clear hybrids as well as some birds that may simply be aberrations of a standard gull.

It could be that some of the following images are not hybrids at all, just my lack of understanding of birds involved, for instance six days on the California coast won't make me an expert on those birds though I've given them my best shot and given ideas as to their identity but I am open to correction and suggestions if I've got them wrong.

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Hybrid Gulls- Larus sp.