Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

Coordinator:
Peter Adriaens (Belgium)
Ies Meulmeester (Netherlands)

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cachinnans plumages

Larus cachinnans 1CY, 2CY & 5CY KE83 September 2006, March 2007 & January 2010, Lithuania & Italy. Picture: Vytautas Pareigis & Marco Basso.

Ringing data pending, probably ringed as pullus red KE83 in 2006 at Gatovo - Minsk region, Belarus.

below: cachinnans 5CY KE83 January 02 2010, Chioggia, Venezia, Italy. Picture: Marco Basso.

Dark iris, parallel bill, long thin legs all classic for cachinnans.

below: cachinnans 2CY KE83 March 07 2007, Chioggia, Venezia, Italy. Picture: Marco Basso.

Parallel bill and long thin legs classic for cachinnans.

below: cachinnans 1CY KE83 September 20 2006, Kalote dump, Klaipeda, Lithuania. Picture: Vytautas Pareigis.

Active moult in scapulars.