Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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Larus cachinnans 4CY 455P October 28-30 2011, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Green ring 455P and metal PLG DN-25155, ringed as pullus on May 22 2008 at Zwirownia Zakole, near Jankowice, S Poland (50°02' N, 19°28' E). Zakole = gravel pit, Zwirownia is along the river Oder.
Bird with pale iris.

Recoveries:
455P DN 25155 22-5-2008 Zwirownia Zakole cach colony pull 50°02' N 19°28' E
455P DN 25155 28-10-2011 Deponie Pohlsche Heide cach ad 4cy 52°23' N 08°46' E
455P DN 25155 28-10-2011 Windheim, Sandpit cach ad 4cy 52°24'50"  09°01'49"
455P DN 25155 4-11-2011 Deponie Pohlsche Heide cach ad 4cy 52°23' N 08°46' E
455P DN 25155 30-10-2012 Deponie Pohlsche Heide cach ad 5cy 52°23' N 08°46' E

below: cachinnans 4CY 455P October 28 2011, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Very adult-like plumage, but note bill colour.

below: cachinnans 4CY 455P October 30 2011, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Very adult-like plumage, including grey greater primary coverts.