Lesser Black-backed Gull (graellsii & intermedius)

(last update: 09-06-2013)


LBBG rings

lbbg 1cy May
lbbg 1cy June
lbbg 1cy July
lbbg 1cy August
lbbg 1cy September
lbbg 1cy October
lbbg 1cy November
lbbg 1cy December

lbbg 2cy January
lbbg 2cy February
lbbg 2cy Mar-April
lbbg 2cy May
lbbg 2cy June
lbbg 2cy July
lbbg 2cy August
lbbg 2cy September
lbbg 2cy October
lbbg 2cy Nov - Dec

lbbg 3cy Jan-April
lbbg 3cy May
lbbg 3cy June
lbbg 3cy July
lbbg 3cy August
lbbg 3cy September
lbbg 3cy October
lbbg 3cy Nov - Dec

lbbg sub-ad Jan-April
lbbg sub-ad May
lbbg sub-ad June
lbbg sub-ad July
lbbg sub-ad Aug
lbbg sub-ad Sept
lbbg sub-ad Oct
lbbg sub-ad Nov
lbbg sub-ad Dec

lbbg adult January
lbbg adult February
lbbg adult March
lbbg adult April
lbbg adult May
lbbg adult June
lbbg adult July
lbbg adult August
lbbg adult September
lbbg adult October
lbbg adult Nov - Dec

Lesser Black-backed Gull graellsii K.XAX 4CY & 6CY, June 2013 & April 2015, Noordwijk & Maasvlakte, the Netherlands. Picture: Merijn Loeve & Mars Muusse.

Bird ringed as pullus on 15 July 2010 at Kelderhuispolder, Texel, the Netherlands; ringed as Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus graellsii - Dutch integrade).

Lesser Black-backed Gull graellsii K.XAX 4CY, June 24 2013, Noordwijk, the Netherlands. Picture: Mars Muusse.

Sub-adult LBBG, 4CY bird. Note extensive pattern on secondaries, and large dark markings on greater primary coverts. Small mirror on P10. Distinct adult-like pattern on P3-P5 indicate this bird is older than 3CY. This bird is now in its complete moult: P1-P2 missing/growing, P3-P10 old.

Lesser Black-backed Gull graellsii K.XAX 6CY, April 07 2015, Maasvlakte, the Netherlands. Picture: Merijn Loeve.

Ringed as pullus in 2010 at island Texel, now 6CY.