Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans A+ 2CY & 5CY, February 13 2013 & March 02 2016, Amsterdam & Barneveld waste dump, the Netherlands.

White tibia A+, hatch year: HY2012. Trapped bird in winter when it spent the period in the centre of Amsterdam; trapped with Frank Majoor when ringing Black-headed Gulls.

Larus cachinnans A+ 5CY, March 02 2016, Barneveld waste dump, the Netherlands. Picture: Mars Muusse.

Perfect Caspian Gull, including sound and albatrossing posture when giving long calls. Note dark primary coverts.

below: Larus cachinnans A+ 2CY, February 13 2013, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Picture: Jeroen Nagtegaal.

Trapped bird in winter when it spent the period in the centre of Amsterdam; trapped with Frank Majoor when ringing Black-headed Gulls.