Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Greg Neubauer
Marcin Przymencki
Albert de Jong
Mars Muusse


cachinnans plumages

Larus (cachinnans) mongolicus adult, June 11 2013, Dornod, Mongolia (47,27N 115,32E). Picture: Hadoram Shirihai.

Much black in wingtip, with medium mirror on P10, full sub-terminal band on P10 and medium pale tongue on P10 (medial band broader than distance mirror-tip). Smal mirror on P9, full band om P5 and black on outerweb of P4.
Whitish yellow iris with some speckling (peppering category: 10-25%), red orbital ring.