Herring Gull (argentatus & argenteus)
(last update: February 11, 2013)
Herring Gull 2|B 1CY, October - November 2019, Scheveningen, the Netherlands.
Ringed in the Netherlands by Roland-Jan Buijs.
below: Herring Gull 2|B 1CY, November 30 2019, Katwijk, the Netherlands.
below: Herring Gull 2|B 1CY, October 28 2019, Scheveningen, the Netherlands.
Authorities are raising sand level at Scheveningen beach. For this suppletion they need about 400.000 m3 sand, collected 10 km's offshore. Together with the sand, many fish, crustaceans, etc are deposited at the beach, attracting 1.500+ gulls, most Herring Gulls.