Lesser Black-backed Gull (graellsii & intermedius)
(last update: May 17 2015)
Lesser Black-backed Gull graellsii Y.AWC 3CY & 5CY, June 2013 & October 2015, the Netherlands. Picture: Maarten van Kleinwee & Merijn Loeve.
Ringed as pullus green YAWC, ringed on July 04 2011 at Forteiland - IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
Lesser Black-backed Gull graellsii Y.AWC 5CY, October 27 2015, IJmuiden, the Netherlands. Picture: Merijn Loeve.
P9-P10 old, with mirror on P10. P8 already longer than P7, leaving only very small moult gap. Maybe this bird will arrest moult?
Lesser Black-backed Gull graellsii Y.AWC 3CY, June 22 2013, Noordwijk, the Netherlands. Picture: Maarten van Kleinwee.
Few coverts replaced, but classic graellsii type bird in flight feathers.