Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 1CY XTAV July - August 2010, Barneveld, the Netherlands. Picture: PieterGeert Gelderblom, Ruud Altenburg & Maarten van Kleinwee.

Bird ringed as pullus on June 14 2010 at Sedlitz, Oberspreewald-Lausitz, Brandenburg, Germany. Present at Barneveld waste dump between July 19 - August 25 2010.

Strongly recalling pure cachinnans, although origin from mixed colony.

below: cachinnans 1CY XTAV July 19 2010, Barneveld, the Netherlands. Picture: PieterGeert Gelderblom.

Completely juvenile plumage.

below: cachinnans 1CY XTAV August 11 2010, Barneveld, the Netherlands. Picture: Maarten van Kleinwee.

below: cachinnans 1CY XTAV August 20 2010, Barneveld, the Netherlands. Picture: PieterGeert Gelderblom.

below: cachinnans 1CY XTAV August 25 2010, Barneveld, the Netherlands. Picture: Ruud Altenburg.