I had an outstanding day of "storm birding" along the coast of Westport, with most highlights being gulls. Below are the highlights:
Southport Beach: 1 Laughing Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gulls (1 first cycle, 1 fourth cycle, 1 adult), 2 Iceland Gulls (1 dark first cycle and 1 light 2cy), and an adult Bald Eagle
Sherwood (East Beach) / Burying Hill Beach: 1 (likely) Great Black-backed x Herring Gull Hybrid (probably this combo; photos still under review), 7(!!!) Lesser Black-backed Gulls (4 adults, 1 fourth cycle, 1 first summer, 1 first winter; making a total of 8-9 for the day in Westport!!), and 50 Fish Crows. I also had several very odd looking American Herring Gulls, including one that showed similarities in plumage to the west-coast population.
I wish I had more time this afternoon to bird other locations in the area, as I'm sure I missed a lot.