Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Peter Adriaens (Belgium)
Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)


cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 1CY 443P November 06 2008, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Green ring from Poland. Ringed as pullus green 443P & metal PLG DN-25093 on May 22 2008 in Zwirownia Zakole, Poland (50°02'N, 19°28'E). Zakole = gravel pit, Zwirownia is along the river Oder.

1W cachinnans, classic bird, with all scapulars replaced. Coverts and tertials juvenile, tertials with white tips, extensive moult in head, neck and flanks.