Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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Larus cachinnans 1CY-2CY PLG DN-25866 2008 & 2009, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Ringed on June 01 2008 as a pullus in Palczowski Reservoir Kozielno, Poland (50°29'N, 16°58'E).

Recoveries:
DN 25866 1-6-2008 Palczowski Reservoir Kozielno pullus 50°29' N 16°58' E
DN 25866 7-8-2008 Deponie Pohlsche Heide 1cy (juv) 52°23'04"  08°46'53"
DN 25866 9-9-2008 Windheim, Sandpit 1cy 52°24'50" N 09°01'49" E
DN 25866 14-10-2008 Deponie Pohlsche Heide 1cy 52°23'04"  08°46'53"
DN 25866 22-10-2009 Deponie Pohlsche Heide 2cy (2nd wing) 52°23'04"  08°46'53"
DN 25866 29-10-2009 Deponie Pohlsche Heide 2cy 52°23'04"  08°46'53"
DN 25866 26-11-2009 Deponie Pohlsche Heide 2cy 52°23'04"  08°46'53"

below: cachinnans 1CY PLG DN-25866 August 06 2008, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Juvenile plumage. Classic bird.

below: cachinnans 1CY PLG DN-25866 October 14 2008, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

No covert or tertials replaced. Lower scaps still juvenile.

below: cachinnans 2CY PLG DN-25866 October 22 2009, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

2nd gen flight feathers.

below: cachinnans 2CY PLG DN-25866 October 29 2009, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Inner Gc, row of MC, inner LLC and upper TT replaced in partial autumn moult.

below: cachinnans 2CY PLG DN-25866 November 26 2009, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.