Atlantic Yellow-legged Gull (atlantis)

(last update: October 12, 2011)

Rui Caratão (Portugal)
Mars Muusse (Netherlands)

Atlantic YLG (atlantis) 3cy, February 19 2009, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote - Canary Islands. Picture: Asier Aldalur.

Typical spring 3cy:
- 2nd gen primaries with a brownish wash, without a mirror on P10,
- 4 coloured bill, with just a hint of red, broad bill-band and white tip,
- pale iris,
- at least several tail-feathers with broad band,
- 2nd gen like outer greater coverts.

Note 2nd gen flight feathers.

Photo: © Asier Aldalur (ARANZADI).