Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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Peter Adriaens (Belgium)
Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)

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Larus cachinnans adult 822H January 29 2013, Jakuševec-Zagreb, Croatia. Picture: ringing team Luka Jurinovic.

Orange 822H, ringed at Zagreb landfill. Bird with densly speckled iris (speckling >50%). Note deep pale tongues on P7-P10, creating thayeri-pattern on P10. No subterminal band on P10, broken band on P5. Powerful head may indicate male.