Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)
(last update: October 12, 2011)
Jean-Michel Sauvage (France)
Morten Helberg (Norway)
Nils Helge Lorentzen (Norway)
Mars Muusse (Netherlands)
Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) CZD July 2008 - July 2009, U.K. & France. Pictures: Mike Marsh & Jean-Michel Sauvage.
Bird red CZD (metal ring HT21173), ringed on 13 July 2008 Havergate Island, Orford, Suffolk, UK (52.04N 01.31E) - ringed as a pullus.
below: CZD July 13 2008, Orford, Suffolk, U.K. Picture: Mike Marsh.At ringing. In this nature reserve, Larus marinus is a rare breeding species.
below: CZD November 04 2008, Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.44 N - 01.35 E). Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage.
This bird was entangled in fishing gear and the leg will probably die, so it will loose the foot.
Replaced some scapulars.
below: CZD July 07 2009, Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.44 N - 01.35 E). Picture Jean-Michel Sauvage.
The foot getting worse. Still, complete moult halfway.