Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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Larus cachinnans 1CY-2CY UKK T-002092 December 2006 & October 2007, Deponie Pohlsche Heide, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Metal ring Kiev (UKK) T-002092; ringed as pullus on May 27 2006 at Kanev, Cherkassy O., Ukraine (49°46'00"N, 31°28'00"E).

Recoveries:
T 002092 27-5-2006 Kanev, Cherkassy O. 49°46'00"  31°28'00"
T 002092 19-12-2006 Deponie Pohlsche Heide 52°23'04"  08°46'53"
T 002092 25-10-2007 Deponie Pohlsche Heide 52°23'04"  08°46'53"

From the same colony: T-001380.

below: cachinnans 1CY UKK T-002092 December 19 2006, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Almost all scapulars replaced, except single feather in lower row. Several wing-coverts replaced in post-juvenile moult.

below: cachinnans 2CY UKK T-002092 October 25 2007, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Almost completely grey saddle. Upper tertials, inner GC, inner and central MC and random some LC replaced in partial autumn moult. Note bold pattern, michahellis-like, on old wing-coverts.