Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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Larus cachinnans 2CY-3CY PUEX February 2011 & February 2012, France & Germany. Picture: Alain Fossé & Armin Deutsch.

Yellow PUEX and metal Kiev (UKK) L-009634; ringed as pullus on June 05 2010, at Cherkasy Kreminchuk reservoir, Ukraine (49,24'00"N 32,09'00"E).

Recoveries:
October 02 2010, Darłówko, Poland. 1214 KM.
February 10 2011, CET La Séguinière, France. 2445 KM.
February 09 2012, Deponie Pohlsche Heide, Germany.

below: cachinnans 2CY PUEX February 10 2011, CET La Séguinière, France. Picture: Alain Fossé.

No coverts & no tertials replaced in right wing, few coverts replaced in left wing.

below: cachinnans 3CY PUEX February 09 2012, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Obvious mirror on P10. Centres of 2nd gen secondaries very blackish.