Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Greg Neubauer
Marcin Przymencki
Albert de Jong
Mars Muusse


cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans XLDT 2CY & 8CY, September 2014 - March-April 2020, Germany & the Netherlands. Picture: Eric Roeland, Armin Deutsch, Albert de Jong & Mars Muusse.

Green XLDT, hatched and ringed in Germany, also in a mixed colony.
Now breeder of "NEST 008" at colony Lelystad in the Netherlands.

below: Larus cachinnans XLDT 9CY, February 04 2021, Almere, the Netherlands. Picture: Eric Roeland.

Spending winter at about 20 km's from the colony.

below: Larus cachinnans XLDT 8CY, April 15 2020, Lelystad, the Netherlands. Picture: Mars Muusse.

Breeding bird in the recently established colony near Lelystad, labelled "nest 08". Mixed colony of Lesser Black-backed Gull (dominance), Herring Gull, Caspian Gull, Yellow-legged Gull (few) and Spoonbill.
Birds breeding on islands, artificial breakwaters at the entrance of the harbour.

below: Larus cachinnans XLDT 8CY, March 26 2020, Lelystad, the Netherlands. Picture: Albert de Jong.

With partner, breeding at the exact same place as it did in season 2019.

below: Larus cachinnans XLDT 2CY, September 05 2014, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.