Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Peter Adriaens (Belgium)
Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)


cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 2CY PNTC April & September 2014, the Netherlands. Picture: Theo Muusse & Eric Roeland.

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

below: cachinnans 2CY PNTC September 28 2014, Oostvaardersdijk, the Netherlands. Picture: Eric Roeland.

Complete moult finished. Partial autumn moult includes inner coverts and upper tertials. Many scaps already grey.

below: cachinnans 2CY PNTC April 02 2014, Dordrecht, the Netherlands. Picture: Theo Muusse.

At river Merwede. Still P1 present. Several inner coverts replaced.