Herring Gull (argentatus & argenteus)

(last update: February 11, 2013)

Herring Gull (argenteus) BLB H-149106 adult, May 05 2016, Neeltje Jans, the Netherlands (51°38'17.74"N   3°42'27.05"E).

Ringed as adult male on May 30 2006 in the urban area of at Zele, Belgium (51.066666N 4.033E). Trapped as an adult in Belgium, and subsequently recorded 6 times at this location on Neeltje Jans, probably breeding in this colony.

Now, together with its partner, this bird would be better labeled 'female'.