Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Greg Neubauer
Marcin Przymencki
Albert de Jong
Mars Muusse


cachinnans plumages

Larus (cachinnans) mongolicus AG33 adult, May 28 2008, Lake Baikal, Toynak Island & February 02 2006, Nakdong, S Korea.

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Below: Wing-tagged Mongolian Gull AG33 and metal DEH N007633 / metal RUM C435633, ringed as adult on May 29 2008 at Lake Baikal, Toynak Island (53°04'N, 106°50'E).

Country Code Metalring Helgoland Metalring Moscow Date Locality Coordinates Notes
Russia AG33 N007633 C435633 28.05.2008 Lake Baikal, Maloye More Island 53°04' N, 106°50' E ringed as ad.
South Korea 01.01.2009 Geum River near Gunsan 35°59' N, 126°44' E photographed

below: mongolicus AG33 adult, May 28 2008, Lake Baikal, Toynak Island. Picture: Andreas Buchheim.

Full band on P5 and P10. Small spot on P4.

below: island Toynak, home of mongolicus in Lake Baikal.

below: mongolicus AG33 adult, January 01 2009, Gunsan Chungnam, S Korea (35°59'N, 126°44'E). Picture: Nial Moores.

In winter photographed by Nial Moores on January 01 2009 at Geum River near Gunsan Chungnam, S Korea (35°59'N, 126°44'E). This is 2450 km from the breeding colony.

Large flock of mongolicus on Geum River, distance of 2450 km from Toynak island in Lake Baikal.