Mew Gull Larus canus canus; heinei; kamtschatschensis; brachyrhynchus

(last update: March 12, 2012)

Kjeld Tommy Pedersen (Denmark)
Chris Gibbins (Scotland)
Frank Majoor (Netherlands)
Mars Muusse (Netherlands)

Mew Gull canus 2nd cycle (3CY) E91V January 12 2014, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Picture: Maarten van Kleinwee.

2nd-winter / 3rd-calendar year individual, ringed somewhere in The Netherlands as White E91V (no exact details yet).

Still much black in the wing, full sub-terminal band on P10 and black on P4. Note vestiges of immature plumage in greater primary coverts. Tail already white.