Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Greg Neubauer
Marcin Przymencki
Albert de Jong
Mars Muusse


cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 1CY & 3CY PAUS October 12 2009 & December 2011, Sweden & Poland. Picture: Mats Rellmar & Michal Polakowski.

Yellow ring from Poland. Ringed as pullus yellow PAUS on May 21 2009 at Palczowice, west of Krakow, S. Poland.

below: cachinnans PAUS December 2011, Rybackie, Poland. Picture: Michal Polakowski.

Note long legs.

below: cachinnans 1CY PAUS October 12 2009. Råå - Helsingborg, SW Sweden. Picture: Mats Rellmar.

A rather typical 1st W individual, probably a male. All scapulars, except one or two rear lower ones, renewed. All coverts and tertials juvenile.