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, no sub-terminal black. Large mirror on P9.
Speckling category: >75%. Colour of iris: dark.
Orange-red gape and orbital ring. Yellowish legs.
Measurement of bill dimension from picture: 3,01 = very long and slim, with little/no visible gonydeal angle (L:D ratio >2.8) = trait score 0. (conservative score on slightly angled bill).