LBBG EAY0 15cy, female, April 29 2002, Missouriweg - Maasvlakte, the Netherlands (51.59N,04.02E).
Ringed EAY0 left orange. Ringed as an adult at the nest at Maasvlakte June
9 1997. Originally ringed 1988 as pullus at the nest in the U.K., just north of
Harwich (BTO ring GG56168). As the crow flies, from the Maasvlakte this is the nearest colony
in the U.K. In this colony several ringed LBBGs from the Maasvlakte have
been rediscovered and the mantle tone of these LBBGs resemble Dutch
male, May 12 2001, Dintelhaven Maasvlakte, the Netherlands (51.59N,04.02E).
Ringed EAY0 left orange. Probably ringed as an pullus at the nest at Maasvlakte July 1997 and now in 5cy. Note the older brown hued feathers in the coverts and scapulars.
Black-backed Gull graellsii EAY0
March 18 2002, Missouriweg, Maasvlakte, the Netherlands (51.59N,04.02E).
The same adult ringed, left orange EAY0. Note the head moult around the eye and the faint black mark on the upper mandible.
Below (2 pictures):
The same individual was present on April 22.