Peter Adriaens (Belgium)
Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)
Larus cachinnans 2CY 797H January 29 2013, Jakuševec-Zagreb, Croatia. Picture: ringing team Luka Jurinovic.
Orange 797H, ringed at Zagreb landfill. Classic bird, probably male. Not much streaking on head, new grey scapulars showing just a dark shaft streak, pale brown-grey tone to plumage, strong Venetian blind effect on inner primaries, simple pattern on (inner) greater coverts, (faint) apical spots on outerwebs of inner primaries, broad tail-band of evenly width towards outer rectrices and multiple subterminal bands on outerweb of R6.
Lower images: 2CY (1W) michahellis orange 786H added to compare.
below: michahellis 2CY 786H January 29 2013, Jakuševec-Zagreb, Croatia. Picture: ringing team Luka Jurinovic.
Comparison pictures of 1w (2CY) michahellis, same date, same location.