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First off, I apologize to Indobirder for not thanking them for the ID of the gull back in April. I somehow forgot.
I saw this new bird at Nanaimo River Estuary, Raines Rd, this morning. I can not find the three wing bars (white/black/orange) in any bird, except a Brambling, which is unlikely. I think you can see a white rump here. The photo is from a few seconds of video (all over-exposed and out of focus). The white rump is seen more clearly a little later when the bird flies off.
ImageC0019_Moment_Moment_Moment (2) by Bill Gyles, on Flickr

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