Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Peter Adriaens (Belgium)
Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)


cachinnans plumages

Dnjepr reservoir Kaniv (49,45,46N 31,27,52E). Pictures from Panoramio (often users with nicknames).

The town of Kaniv, with large scale dam constructions; breeding site for many ringed Caspian Gulls recorded in Europe. This is merely a "ringers effect", as Caspian Gulls are well distributed along the entire Dnjepr river systems and basin, yet birds are ringed at just a few locations.

below: looking from north to south over the reservoir.