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 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 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.