Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Peter Adriaens (Belgium)
Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)


cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 1CY 20P2 October 09 2014, Boulogne-sur-Mer, France. Picture: Jean-Michel Sauvage.

Red ring from Poland used in 2014. 300 pulli were ringed this year, all pulli in May 2014 at the Kozielno colony, Paczkow, Poland, ringed by Jacek Betleja.

Ringing data: red 20P2, ringed as pullus on May 15 2014 at ZB.KOZIELNO,PACZKÓW, POLAND (50°28'35.8''N 16°58'54.2''E).

07.08.2014 Vejers Strand, RIBE, DENMARK (55°35'52.6''N 8°6'1.3''E).
09.10.2014 Boulogne-sur-mer, FRANCE. Distance parcourue : 1085 Km

By October, single lower scapular still juvenile, as are the coverts and tertials, except MC3, LLC5 and 2x LC. Classic typical bird. Beauty!