Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans PHLD 3CY-4CY, March - July 2013 & March 2014, CET Champteussé-sur-Baconne, France. Picture: Alain Fossé & Olivier Laluque.

Yellow PHLD, ringed as pullus on May 26 2011, at Kozielno Paczkow Opolskie Poland (50,48333 16,96667).

below: cachinnans PHLD 4CY, March 23 2014, "La Morelière" - Saint-Denis-d'Oléron (17), France (N 46°02'39.4" W 001°23'49.6"). Picture: Olivier Laluque.

Black spots on tertials, and greater primary coverts.

below: cachinnans 3CY PHLD July 08 2013, CET Champteussé-sur-Baconne, France. Picture: Alain Fossé.

Complete moult, missing central GC. Primar moult: P5/P8.

below: cachinnans 3CY PHLD March 13-15 2013, CET Champteussé-sur-Baconne, France. Picture: Alain Fossé.

Scapulars plain grey. Coverts which were replaced in partial autumn moult now also plain grey.