Herring Gull (argentatus & argenteus)

(last update: February 11, 2013)

Herring Gull (argentatus) JN717 4CY, March 15 2014, Sandøya, Norway. Picture: Ingar Støyle Bringsvor.

Bird ringed in winter as 2CY, ringed on April 22 2012 at Tran haven, Ågotnes (10 KM west of Bergen). Now at the island Sandøya, and could well be a bird from further north.

Very retarded in plumage, with only single grey feathers, small tips on primaries and no mirror on P10. Yellow iris.