Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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Larus cachinnans 2CY VM5C December 12 2012, Prerow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. Picture: Steve Klasan.

This Caspian gull was ringed at Klintholm Havn, Denmark by Tommy Pedersen on February 11 2012. Classic 2W bird now, with snow white underparts and head. Several coverts and upper tertials were replaced again in the partial autumn moult, now looking adult-like grey.