from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the gonys or mandibular symphysis of a bird's bill; gonal: as, the gonydeal eminence; the gonydeal angle.


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  • Legs at 0.14 do seem pale and I think the call sounds like a deep nasal laugh : so I'll go for the species named after German zoologist Karl Michahelles.and petemoulton said:One other thing: the red gonydeal spot is kind of smeary, and seems to extend a bit onto the upper mandible.

    Mystery bird: yellow-legged gull, Larus michahellis


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