Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 2CY-4CY PHNN December 2012 - November 2014, the Netherlands. Picture: Merijn Loeve, Jan Jacob de Vries, Albert de Jong, Dave van der Poel & Theo Muusse.

Ringed yellow PHKB and metal DN27518, ringed as pullus on May 26 2011 at Kozielno Paczkow Opolskie Poland (50,48 19,97).

Many observations: 15x between January 2012 - February 2013.
2012 1 29 Rotterdam ZH
2012 5 7 Werkendam NB
2012 7 10 Groningen
2012 11 21 Westkapelle zeedijk ZL
2012 12 7 Dordrecht ZH
2012 12 10 Dordrecht ZH
2012 12 11 Dordrecht ZH
2012 12 15 Alblasserdam ZH
2012 12 21 Dordrecht ZH
2012 12 22 Dordrecht ZH
2012 12 29 Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht Sophiapolder
2013 1 11 Dordrecht ZH
2013 1 9 Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht Sophiapolder
2013 1 30 Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht Sophiapolder
2013 2 4 Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht Sophiapolder

below: cachinnans 2CY PHNN January 29 2012, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Picture: Dave van der Poel.

Coverts and tertials still juvenile.

below: cachinnans 2CY PHNN December 07 2012, Dodrecht, the Netherlands. Picture: Albert de Jong.

Mirror on P10.

below: cachinnans 3CY PHNN January 15 2013, Dodrecht, the Netherlands. Picture: Theo Muusse.

Mirror on P10.

below: cachinnans 3CY PHNN July 09 2013, Dordrecht, the Netherlands. Picture: Merijn Loeve.

P3/P7.

below: cachinnans 3CY PHNN November 2013, Dordrecht, the Netherlands. Picture: Merijn Loeve.

Clearly sub-adult.

below: cachinnans 4CY PHNN January 17 2014, Dordrecht, the Netherlands. Picture: Merijn Loeve.

Mirror on P10.

below: cachinnans 4CY PHNN February 06 2014, Terschelling, the Netherlands. Picture: Jacob Jan de Vries.

Dark eyed bird. Note black markings in tail and brown markings on wing coverts.

below: cachinnans 4CY PHNN August 30 2014, Dordrecht, the Netherlands. Picture: Merijn Loeve.

P7 > P6. P10 old.

below: cachinnans 4CY PHNN November 11 2014, Terschelling, the Netherlands. Picture: Jacob Jan de Vries.

Very adult-like now.