Lesser Black-backed Gull (graellsii & intermedius)

(last update: 8-2-2011)

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lbbg 1cy May
lbbg 1cy June
lbbg 1cy July
lbbg 1cy August
lbbg 1cy September
lbbg 1cy October
lbbg 1cy Nov - Dec

lbbg 2cy Jan-Febr
lbbg 2cy Mar-April
lbbg 2cy May
lbbg 2cy June
lbbg 2cy July
lbbg 2cy August
lbbg 2cy September
lbbg 2cy October
lbbg 2cy Nov - Dec

lbbg 3cy Jan-April
lbbg 3cy May
lbbg 3cy June
lbbg 3cy July
lbbg 3cy August
lbbg 3cy September
lbbg 3cy October
lbbg 3cy Nov - Dec

lbbg sub-ad Jan-April
lbbg sub-ad May
lbbg sub-ad June
lbbg sub-ad July
lbbg sub-ad Aug
lbbg sub-ad Sept
lbbg sub-ad Oct
lbbg sub-ad Nov - Dec

lbbg adult January
lbbg adult February
lbbg adult March
lbbg adult April
lbbg adult May
lbbg adult June
lbbg adult July
lbbg adult August
lbbg adult September
lbbg adult October
lbbg adult Nov - Dec

L. f. graellsii 3NF March 28 2009, Landfill VRSU de Pinto, Madrid, Spain. Picture: Delfín González.

Ringed 3cy graellsii from the U.K. PVC: yellow 3NF with metal ring BTO FH16403 ringed at Gloucester landfill site, nr Hempstead (51º51N/02º15W) on 02 July 2007 as 1cy bird. Ringed by Brian Bailey (E-Mail: Brian at SandBservices.fsnet.co.uk).
This bird was ringed as pullus on LECTURAS:
02/07/07 at FLAT HOLM ISLAND, Cardiff.

Pretty typical, in showing a grey saddle and barred wing-coverts. However, central tail-feather not typical 2nd gen-like in pattern, but predominantly white.