Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Greg Neubauer
Marcin Przymencki
Albert de Jong
Mars Muusse


cachinnans plumages

Larus (cachinnans) mongolicus AL08 adult, May 26-28 2012, Uvsijn Khar Us Nuur, Mongolia (48°05'N, 92°18'E). Picture: Lutz von der Heyde.

Birding Mongolia (Andreas Buchheim, Tuvshin, Lutz von der Heyde) have been ringing and adding wing-tags at the lake on 26-28 May. They now completed gull ringing with the 240th gull wing-tagged during this expedition, bringing the overall number of wing-tagged Mongolian Gulls to 870.

Mongolicus adult AL08. Bird with yellow legs. Note red orbital ring, yellow iris, and red spot on gonys extending just over the cutting edge on the upper mandible.