Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Greg Neubauer
Marcin Przymencki
Albert de Jong
Mars Muusse


cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans adult, July 03 2012, Baku landfill, Azerbaijan. Picture: Chris Gibbins.

Large mirror on P10, full sub-terminal black band. Small mirror on P9.
Speckling category: 10-25%. Colour of iris: yellow.
Red gape and orbital ring. Pinkish legs.
Measurement of bill dimension from picture: 2,80 = very long and slim, with little/no visible gonydeal angle (L:D ratio >2.8) = trait score 0. (Measurements slightly hampered by positioned bill.)