Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Coordinator:
Peter Adriaens (Belgium)
Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 1CY - 2CY 274P December 2007 - February 2008, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Green ring from Poland. Ringed as pullus green 274P & metal PLG DN-21558 on May 18 2007 in Zwirownia Zakole, Poland (50°02'N, 19°28'E). Zakole = gravel pit, Zwirownia is along the river Oder.

below: cachinnans 2CY 274P February 28 2008, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

1W cachinnans, showing silvery grey scapular region. Note very broad tail-band.

below: cachinnans 1CY 274P December 28 2007, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Note broad tail-band.