Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 2CY PNKA September-October 2014, France-Belgium. Picture: Laurent Houssier & Peter Adriaens.

Bird ringed yellow PNKA, ringed as pullus on May 24 2013 at Kozielno, Paczkow, S-SW Poland, (50°28' N,  16°58' E).

Larus cachinnans 2CY PNKA October 17 2014, Oostende, Belgium. Picture: Peter Adriaens.

Partial moult almost finished. Still growing TT3.

Larus cachinnans 2CY PNKA September 19 2014, Houlgate - Calvados, France. Picture: Laurent Houssier.

By September the partial moult is started, with growing fresh central median coverts.