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 HES 894231 October 03 2002, Le Portel, France.

1CY michahellis: Sempach Helvetica 894231. It was ringed at Fanel, Switzerland (46.59N-07.03E) last summer and now recovered at Le Portel (50.43N-01.37E).

This bird has started the partial autumn moult in the wing-coverts: greater coverts #1-2 are replaced, #3 is growing. Median coverts #1-2 are replaced, #6 is missing. All tail-feathers are still juvenile and all of the scapulars have been replaced for second generation feathers.