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 pale tongue on P10, medial band curving back at edge, and length is about equal to mirror+tip. Large mirror on P10, broken sub-terminal black band.
Speckling category: 10-25%. Colour of iris: pale yellow.
Red gape and orbital ring. Yellow legs.
Complete moult: P5-P10 old.