Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 1CY XJCK December 17 2011, Mechelen-Battel Zennegat, Belgium. Picture: Chantal Deschepper.

Bird ringed green XJCK and metal DEH EA-180559 as Yellow-legged Gull (Larus cachinnans ssp.). Ringed as pullus on June 11 2011 at Klein Partwitz Bautzen Sachsen, Germany (51,51579 14,15828).

Strongly recalling pure cachinnans, although origin from mixed colony: moult stage, jizz, tertial pattern, bill.