Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 2CY 5P79 January-March 2007, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Green ring from Poland. Ringed as pullus on June 06 2006 at Jankowice - Babice, POLAND (50°02'N, 19°26'E).

below: cachinnans 2CY 5P79 January 31 2007, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Classic bird.

below: cachinnans 2CY 5P79 February 21 2007, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Note replaced inner coverts, but no tertials.

below: cachinnans 2CY 5P79 March 08 2007, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Note bold patterns on (especially older) 2nd gen scapulars.

below: cachinnans 2CY 5P79 March 14 2007, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Pale underparts and head. Probably P4 replaced for 2nd gen.