Gulls in NW Europe

(last update: September 25, 2011 )

Herring Gull adult F.ABD (argenteus) June 2011, January & October 2012, the Netherlands. Pictures: Maarten van Kleinwee & Mars Muusse.

Ringed as breeding adult female (4+cy) on the nest, on May 23 2009, Kelderhuispolder, Texel, The Netherlands.

below: F.ABD (argenteus) June 24 2011, Texel - TESO harbour, the Netherlands. Pictures: Maarten van Kleinwee.

Adult Herring Gull, still in full summer (alternate) plumage: no primaries have been dropped yet. P5 has black triangles on the outer and inner web.

below: F.ABD (argenteus) January 01 2012, Katwijk, the Netherlands.

Mid winter.

below: F.ABD (argenteus) October 09 2012, Katwijk, the Netherlands.

P6 / P9.

below: F.ABD (argenteus) October 15 2012, Katwijk, the Netherlands.

P7 / P10.