Larus cachinnans

(last update: February 16, 2013)

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

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Larus cachinnans 5CY UKK T-001303 November 13 2008, Deponie Pohlsche Heide - Minden, Germany (52°23'05N, 08°46'45E). Picture: Armin Deutsch.

Metal ring Kiev (UKK) T-001303; ringed as pullus on May 27 2004 at Kanev, Cherkassy O., Ukraine (49°46'00"N, 31°28'00"E).

Recoveries:
T 001303 27-5-2004 Kanev, Cherkassy O. 49°46'00"  31°28'00"
T 001303 13-11-2008 Deponie Pohlsche Heide 52°23'04"  08°46'53"

From the same colony: T-001380.

Adult with no speckling on iris. Otherwise classic cachinnans with long bill, no obvious gonys angle and long exposed tibia. Also wingtip pattern classic for cachinnans.