Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 1CY & 3CY PUHP 2010 & 2012, Miedwie lake, Poland, Simrishamn, Sweden & Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Yellow PUHP, ringed as pullus on June 05 2010, at Cherkasy Kreminchuk reservoir, Ukraine (49,4 32,15).

below: cachinnans 1CY PUHP July 16 2010, Miedwie lake, Poland. Picture: Marcin Sowa.

A dark plumage juvenile.

below: cachinnans 1CY PUHP October 13 2010, Simrishamn, Sweden. Picture: Jörgen Bernsmo.

Just 3 months later and the bird has turned into a pale classic cachinnans.

below: cachinnans 1CY PUHP December 23 2010, Friedrichshafen, Germany. Picture: Ralph Martin.

Just 3 months later and the bird has turned into a pale classic cachinnans.

below: cachinnans 3CY PUHP December 29 2012, Friedrichshafen, Germany. Picture: Ralph Martin.

Classic 3W Caspian Gull.