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 3CY, October 25 2008, Etaples, France. Picture: Ies Meulmeester.

A small and slender female Yellow-legged Gull. The upper-tertials and most of the wing coverts are replaced by new plain adult-like grey feathers. All primaries including p10 are fully grown. The white tips on the outer primaries are nearly lacking and p9 & p10 are completely without any mirror.