Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 1cy, August, Romania. Picture: Chris Gibbins.

Maybe cachinnans, maybe hybrid. Juvenile plumage. Very dark looking, due to wear on pale feather fringes. Jizz very typical cachinnans. Tail very dark, no real Venetian blind effect in inner primaries.