Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 3CY 372P February 16 2010, Schachtschleuse - Minden, Germany (52°18'10"N, 08°55'14"E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Green ring from Poland. Ringed as pullus green 372P & metal PLG DN-24963 on May 22 2008 in Jankowice - Babice, Poland (50°02'N, 19°28'E).

2W cachinnans, classic bird, with white underparts + head, and many grey feathers (scapulars, but also upper TT, innermost GC, almost all MC and several LLC - these feathers replaced recently in the partial autumn moult), but no mirror on P10.