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 2CY 114T July 28 2001, Etaples, NW France.

Ringed white right 114T, hatched in the Camarque (S France), year 2000.

  • Tertials #1-5 full-grown, #6 growing. 
  • Greater coverts #1-5 full grown, #6 growing outwards, #8-7 growing inwards, #9 to outer-wing full grown, all very fresh. 
  • Median coverts full-grown, fresh. 
  • Lower lesser coverts full-grown and fresh; lesser coverts most missing and growing to 3rd generation(?). 
  • Most scapulars fresh 3rd generation, patterned as in 2nd generation, but a few upper scapulars moulting, some even 2nd generation. 
  • Tail feathers are growing simultaneously. 
  • Mantle grey 3rd generation, patterned as 2nd generation. 
  • P6 full-grown and p9-10 juvenile.  
  • Pale iris and pink legs.