Lesser Black-backed Gull (graellsii & intermedius)

(last update: 14-2-2011)

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L. f. graellsii S2 February 17 & September 21 2008, Landfill VRSU de Colmenar Viejo, Madrid, Spain. Picture: Delfín González.

Ringed 2cy graellsii in 1st winter and early 2nd winter plumage, ringed as pullus at Moerdijk, the Netherlands in July 2007 by Roland-Jan Buijs.

below: S2 February 17 2008, Landfill VRSU de Colmenar Viejo, Madrid, Spain.

Scapulars replaced. All wing-coverts and tertials still juvenile.

below: SU September 21 2008, Landfill VRSU de Colmenar Viejo, Madrid, Spain.

Complete moult finished. Scapulars are a mix of adult-like grey and old brown feathers. Several wing-coverts included in the partial autumn moult, now very fesh and more adult-like (e.g. central mc) than other coverts.