Mew Gull Larus canus canus; heinei; kamtschatschensis; brachyrhynchus

(last update: March 12, 2012)

Kjeld Tommy Pedersen (Denmark)
Chris Gibbins (Scotland)
Frank Majoor (Netherlands)
Mars Muusse (Netherlands)

Mew Gull canus SVS 7165326 16+cy, February 07 2015, Le Touquet, NW France. Picture: Jean-Michel Sauvage.

This gull was seen previously on December 22 2014, at Le Touquet. Ringed on June 18 2002 in adult plumage (>3cy), at Skane, Malmö, Malmö, Sweden (55º35'N 13º00'E).
Distance traveled: 951 Km. See for many more ringed birds from Malmö and Spillepeng: HERE.

Classic winter bird: fine streaking on head, most white in neck and side of breast, dark iris, black on bill in winter, large mirror on P10.