Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 2CY KN48 May 17-23 2007, Łubna landfill, Poland. Picture: Ruud Altenburg.

Ringed as a pullus red KN48 on July 14 2006 at Gatovo, Belarus, which is a roof-top breeding colony of mixed species "Larus argentatus-complex".

Short-legged bird, but probably pure cachinnans. Bird in active complete moult, MC row missing, upper TT missing.