Yellow-legged Gull - Larus michahellis

(last update: October 08 2013)

Delfín González
Gabriel Martín
Antonio Gutierrez
Amir Ben Dov
Mars Muusse

Yellow-legged Gull michahellis 1CY July 29 2001, Dannes - Le Portel, NW France. 

Nine scapulars are missing and/or growing and active moult is in progress in the mantle feathers. A retarded bird. Note the dark shins, which are pale in most michahellis.