Lesser Black-backed Gull (graellsii & intermedius)
(last update: May 17 2015)
Lesser Black-backed Gull graellsii EA (formerly EY98) 18CY, May 23 & June 02 2014, Maasvlakte, the Netherlands. Picture: Merijn Loeve.
Blue (white inscription) tibia EA and black ring on other tibia, ringed in breeding season 2014 as breeding adult at this very location at Maasvlakte, the Netherlands. Originally, bird ringed as pullus orange EY98 in July 1997. Despite its age, still black markings in some of the secondary centres! Complete moult: P1 dropped by late May.
Above: June 02 2014.
Below: May 23 2014.