Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Peter Adriaens (Belgium)
Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)


cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 1CY PUTK November & December 2010, Poland & Hungary. Picture: Michal Rycak & Gabor Papp.

Yellow PUTK and metal UKK L-009680, ringed as pullus on June 05 2010, at Cherkasy Kreminchuk reservoir, Ukraine (49,4 32,15).

below: cachinnans 1CY PUTK December 10 2010, Hely Naszály Ferencmajor Komárom-Esztergom, Hungary. Picture: Gabor Papp.

Several coverts replaced. Very pale on underparts and head.

below: cachinnans 1CY PUTK November 01 2010, Lubna, Poland. Picture: Michal Rycak.

Scapulars replaced, only a handful of new 2nd gen coverts.