Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 2CY-3CY PEVP February 2012 & October 2013, the Netherlands. Picture: Willem-Jan Fontijn & Maarten van Kleinwee.

Yellow PEVP and metal PLG DN-27086; ringed as pullus on May 24 2011 at Jankowice Babice Malopolskie, Poland (50,03 19,47).

below: cachinnans 2CY PEVP February 19 2012, Groningen, the Netherlands. Picture: Willem-Jan Fontijn.

Classic 1W bird, with replaced upper tertials and many inner coverts. White-headed bird with obvious neck boa.

below: cachinnans 3CY PEVP October 18 2013, Westkapelle, the Netherlands. Picture: Maarten van Kleinwee.

Very mature bird, as older 4CY bird in plumage. Large mirror on P9 and P10.