Lesser Black-backed Gull (graellsii & intermedius)

(last update: 10-2-2011)

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

L. f. graellsii H31C December 31 2008, Landfill VRSU de Pinto, Madrid, Spain. Picture: Delfín González.

Ringed 3cy graellsii, ringed in N Germany in the Helgoland-Amrum colonies. These colonies fall in the transition zone between continental graellsii "Dutch intergades" and Scandinavian intermedius. Ring-Nr Helgoland 4295679 and PVC H31C, ringed on 02 July 2006 at Amrum / Norddorf , Quermarkenfeuer (54 o 40 ' N 8 o 19 ' E).

Plumage rather adult-like, but with features of 3cy autumn birds, like 3-coloured bill, small tips to outer primaries, with mirrro on P10. Restricted black markings on the tail.