Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Peter Adriaens (Belgium)
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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans adult 796H January 29 2013, Jakuševec-Zagreb, Croatia. Picture: ringing team Luka Jurinovic.

Orange 796H, ringed at Zagreb landfill. Bird with pale iris (speckling 5-10%). Note deep pale tongues on P7-P10. Showing full subterminal band on P10, which is found only in a minority of full adult cachinnans.