Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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Peter Adriaens (Belgium)
Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)

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Larus cachinnans 1cy-2cy YH0T October 22 2011 - February 22 2012, United Kingdom, France & the Netherlands.

Ring info: ringed orange YH0T and metal GR15619, ringed on October 22 2011, at Rainham Tip, Greater London, United Kingdom. Age: 1st calendar year.

Recorded 10 times (December 15 2011 - February 19 2012) at Blaringhem beach, Belgium and on February 17-19 2012 at Neeltje Jans, the Netherlands.

below: cachinnans 1cy YH0T October 22 2011, Rainham Tip, Greater London, United Kingdom. Picture: NTGG team.

below: cachinnans 1cy YH0T December 15 2011, Blaringhem, France. Picture: Harry Vercruijsse.

All scapulars replaced; few coverts and tertials 2nd gen as well (these were still juvenile in October!).

below: cachinnans 2cy YH0T February 02 2012, Blaringhem, France. Picture: Harry Vercruijsse.

below: cachinnans 2cy YH0T February 17 2012, Neeltje Jans, the Netherlands. Picture: Thomas Luiten.

below: cachinnans 2cy YH0T February 23 2012, Blaringhem, France. Picture: Harry Vercruijsse.