Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)

(last update: October 12, 2011)

Coordinators:
Jean-Michel Sauvage (France)
Morten Helberg (Norway)
Nils Helge Lorentzen (Norway)
Mars Muusse (Netherlands)

Great Black-backed Gull adult August

 

8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull J7RH (Larus marinus) 7cy, August 28 2012, Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.44 N - 01.35 E). Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage. Many records for this bird.
8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull J8TP (Larus marinus) 6cy, August 25 2012, Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.44 N - 01.35 E). Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage.
8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull J8Y1 (Larus marinus) 9cy, August 12 2011, Gismerøya, Mandal, Vest-Agder, Norway. Picture Nils Helge Lorentzen.

8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JC0S (Larus marinus) 5cy, August 02 2008, Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.44 N - 01.35 E). Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage.

8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JC1G (Larus marinus) 6cy, August 07 2008, Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.44 N - 01.35 E). Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage.
8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JE4H (Larus marinus) 8cy & 10cy, August 2010 & 2012, Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.44 N - 01.35 E). Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage.
8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JH5R (Larus marinus) 6cy, August 23 2010, Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.44 N - 01.35 E). Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage.
8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JJ9U (Larus marinus) 6cy, August 23 2010, Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.44 N - 01.35 E). Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage.
8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JJJ9 (Larus marinus) 14cy, August 25 2012, Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.44 N - 01.35 E). Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage.
8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JV3C (Larus marinus) 8cy, August 25 2012, Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.44 N - 01.35 E). Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage.
8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JZ47 (Larus marinus) 11cy, August 10 2011, Skjoldnes, Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway. Picture Nils Helge Lorentzen.
8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull J56X (Larus marinus) 5cy, August 13 2011, Gismerøya, Mandal, Vest-Agder, Norway. Picture Nils Helge Lorentzen.
1598.jpg (74227 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull J62X (Larus marinus) 6cy: August 29 2012, Boulogne/Mer, France. Picture: J-M Sauvage.
1598.jpg (74227 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull J13Z (Larus marinus) 6cy: August 26 2012, Boulogne/Mer, France. Picture: J-M Sauvage.
1598.jpg (74227 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JX42 (Larus marinus) 6cy: August 25 2012, Boulogne/Mer, France. Picture: J-M Sauvage.
1598.jpg (74227 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JZ11 (Larus marinus) 8+cy: August 22 2010, Boulogne/Mer, France. Picture: J-M Sauvage.
8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JA464 (Larus marinus) 7+cy, August 13 2011, Gismerøya, Mandal, Vest-Agder, Norway. Picture Nils Helge Lorentzen.
8471j52c.jpg (85052 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JA470 (Larus marinus) 7+cy, August 12 2011, Gismerøya, Mandal, Vest-Agder, Norway. Picture Nils Helge Lorentzen.
1598.jpg (74227 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JE165 August 2012 - August 2013, Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.44 N - 01.35 E). Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage.
1598.jpg (74227 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull JE186 (Larus marinus) 6+cy: August 25 2012, Boulogne/Mer, France. Picture: J-M Sauvage.
4345da04651.jpg (75794 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) 12cy DA 04651 August 22 2002, Papegaaienbek, Maasvlakte, the Netherlands. (51.57N - 04.03E).
Outer primaries p8-p10 still have to be shed.

7680.jpg (49959 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) 16cy NOS 354835 August 11 2003, Boulogne/Mer, France (50.42 N - 01.34 E).

7680.jpg (49959 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) 16cy NOS 384055 August 26 2012, Boulogne/Mer, France (50.42 N - 01.34 E).
7680.jpg (49959 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) SVS 9159239 5-6cy, March 2012-October 2013, Boulogne-sur-Mer, France. Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage.

7680.jpg (49959 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (L. marinus) DKC 3069945 August 28 2006, Lauwershaven, the Netherlands. Picture: Martin.

7680.jpg (49959 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) 10cy NLA 7.103.224 August 29 2012, IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
9101.jpg (76303 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) 95C female: July & August 2013, Calais, France. Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage.
7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) 1N4 4CY & 6CY, August 2010 & 2012, Sandy Point State Park. Picture: Suzanne Sullivan.
7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 29 2012, IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 29 2012, IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 29 2012, IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 29 2012, IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 29 2012, IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 29 2012, IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 29 2012, IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 29 2012, IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 29 2012, IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 29 2012, IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 29 2012, IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 29 2012, IJmuiden, the Netherlands.

7647.jpg (66420 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 11 2003, Boulogne/Mer, France (50.42 N - 01.34 E).

7654ad.jpg (61265 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 11 2003, Boulogne/Mer, France (50.42 N - 01.34 E).

7676.jpg (63482 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 11 2003, Boulogne/Mer, France (50.42 N - 01.34 E).

7689.jpg (68964 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 11 2003, Boulogne/Mer, France (50.42 N - 01.34 E).

7639.jpg (56852 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 11 2003, Boulogne/Mer, France (50.42 N - 01.34 E).

marad01.jpg (61410 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 2000, Le Portel - Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.42 N - 01.34 E).
Note the old retained outer primary p10.

admaraug02.jpg (40851 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) adult: August 2000, Le Portel - Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.42 N - 01.34 E).
Outer primaries p8-p10 still old.