Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Greg Neubauer
Marcin Przymencki
Albert de Jong
Mars Muusse


cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans adult, June 28 2012, Baku landfill, Azerbaijan. Picture: Chris Gibbins.

Long white tongue on underside of P10. Large mirrors on both P9 and P10.
Speckling category: 10-25%. Colour of iris: honey/amber.
Very long bill and fierce expression suggests male. Orange-red gape and orbital ring. Yellowish legs with long exposed tibia.