Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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Larus cachinnans 2CY PLG DN-27745 March 13 2013, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Metal ring from Poland, PLG DN-27745, cachinnans ringed as pullus on June 15 2012 in Kuznica Warezynska, near Katowice, S Poland (50°22' N, 19°11' E).

Recoveries:
DN 27745 15-6-2012 ZB. Kuznica Warezynska pull 50°22' N 19°11' E
DN 27745 27-2-2013 Deponie Pohlsche Heide 2cy 52°23'04"  08°46'53"
DN 27745 6-3-2013 Deponie Pohlsche Heide 2cy 52°23'04"  08°46'53"
DN 27745 13-3-2013 Deponie Pohlsche Heide 2cy 52°23'04"  08°46'53"
DN 27745 16-3-2013 Deponie Pohlsche Heide 2cy 52°23'04"  08°46'53"

Classic bird, although venetian blind effect on innerwebs of inner primaries not very conspicious. Left wing: no coverts and no tertials included in post-juvenile moult; right wing single feathers replaced.

Below with 3CY Larus argentatus.