Herring Gull (argentatus & argenteus)

(last update: February 11, 2013)

Herring Gull (argenteus) 0= 1st cycle (1CY), December 23 2014, Leiden, the Netherlands. Picture: Maarten van Kleinwee.

Plesae visit: GULLS TO THE HORIZON, for more images. Ringed as pullus in June 2014 at Europoort, the Netherlands.

One central tail-feather probably lost, now regrowing (2nd gen). Other rectrices juvenile. Scaps replaced for 2nd gen feathers, flight feathers, coverts and tertials still juvenile.