Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)

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Larus cachinnans 65P5 1CY, November 07-22 2015, Kent, UK. Picture: Michael Southcott.

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Red 65P5 hatch year 2015. Ringed as pullus on May 21 2015 at Kozielno, Paczkow, S-SW Poland, (50°28' N,  16°58' E) by Jacek Betleja.

Was still present on July 10 2015 in Poland, and subsequently reported in Kent, UK from October 27 onwards.

below: Larus cachinnans 65P5 1CY, November 22 2015, Kent, UK. Picture: Michael Southcott.

Few wing-coverts and upper tertials included in the post-juvenile moult.

below: Larus cachinnans 65P5 1CY, November 15 2015, Kent, UK. Picture: Michael Southcott.

below: Larus cachinnans 65P5 1CY, November 07 2015, Kent, UK. Picture: Michael Southcott.