Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Peter Adriaens (Belgium)
Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)


cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans x michahellis hybrid 8P02 1CY, October 20 2005, Goczalkowice Reservoir, S Poland. Picture: Robert Zbronski.

Green ring from Poland, 8P02, ringed near Jankowice, S Poland on May 27 2005 from mixed pair of Yellow-legged Gull x Caspian Gull.

Note bold arrow head patterns on 2nd gen feathers. Relatively small fine bill, dense streaking on head, and intermediate tertial pattern.