Herring Gull (argentatus & argenteus)

(last update: February 11, 2013)

Common Gull canus EN58 adult, June 17 2010, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands. Picture: Maarten van Kleinwee.

Summer plumage. Ringing date: January 01 2009 at Zoetermeer, The Netherlands. Sex: unknown. Age: 3rd-calendar year.

Dark iris, short tongues on outer primaries hardly visible on P8 from above. Black on P5 worn away. Black on P6 runs back upwards along outer edge of feather. No string of pearls (white tipped tongues).