Yellow-legged Gull- Geelpootmeeuw (L. michahellis): 1cy October
(last update: 08 december 2003)
Swiss Yellow-legged Gull (L. michahellis) 793 X, October 03-04 2002, Etaples, NW France.
The moult stage in the right wing: greater
coverts #1-2 are replaced, median coverts #2-3 are replaced, lower lesser
coverts #2-3 are replaced, 5 lesser coverts are replaced and a few are missing.
All replaced feathers are second generation feathers now. Feathers not mentioned
are still juvenile.
A bird from the michahellis colonies in southern France.