Lesser Black-backed Gull (graellsii & intermedius)
L. f. graellsii 0.H9 January 05 & March 05 2010, Landfill VRSU de Pinto, Madrid, Spain. Picture: Delfín González & Óscar Frías.
Ringed 2cy graellsii by early January, ringed in the U.K. PVC: Black 0.H9 with metal ring D-4730, ringed at the Channel Islands, Burhou, Alderney (49.43.49N 02.15.09W) on 10 July 2009. Age: pullus. Ringed by Paul Veron (E-Mail: pkv at cwgsy.net).
below: 0.H9 January 05 2010, Landfill VRSU de Pinto, Madrid, Spain. Picture: Delfín González.
Juvenile wing-coverts and tertials, but 2nd gen scapulars.
graellsii 0.H9 March 05 2010, Landfill VRSU de Pinto, Madrid, Spain. Picture: Óscar Frías.
Ringed in United Kingdom. Scapulars replaced, except rear LLS. All wing-coverts and tertials juvenile in left wing; although difficult to be sure about on this small image.