Lesser Black-backed Gull (graellsii & intermedius)

(last update: May 17 2015)

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Lesser Black-backed Gull graellsii NHAH 4CY-6CY, July 2013, April 2014, March-May 2015, Calais, NW France & Portugal. Picture: Jean-Michel Sauvage & José Marques.

Continental graellsii NHAH blue. Ringed as pullus on July 19 2010 at Zeebrugge (Voorhaven), Belgium (51°21'0''N 3°11'0''E). Female.

RECOVERIES:
19/07/2010 à : Zeebrugge (Voorhaven), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 51°21'0''N 3°11'0''E INBO co
11/12/2010 - Motril (Haven), Granada, Spain 36°43'0''N 3°31'0''W Santa-Cruz,M
25/12/2010 - Motril (Haven), Granada Koskinen, H
19/02/2011 - Motril (Haven), Granada Pérez-Contreras,J
20/02/2011 - Málaga (Haven), Málaga, Spain 36°43'0''N 4°25'0''W Barcelona,S G
02/03/2011 - Salobreña (Strand), Granada, Spain 36°43'0''N 3°35'0''W Pérez-Contreras,J
05/03/2011 - Motril (Haven), Granada, Spain 36°43'0''N 3°31'0''W Pérez-Contreras,J
24/11/2011 - Matosinhos (Haven), Douro Litoral, Portugal 41°11'0''N 8°42'0''W van Nus,T
25/06/2012 - Calais (Quai de la Loire), Pas-de-Calais, France 50°58'0''N 1°51'0''E Sauvage, JM
13/05/2013 - Zeebrugge (Voorhaven), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 51°21'0''N 3°11'0''E Herman, B
20/07/2013 - Calais (Quai de la Loire) - Sauvage, JM
25/07/2013 - Blaringhem (Vuilstort), Nord, France 50°40'0''N 2°24'0''E Vercruijsse,HarryJ.P
11/03/2014 - Eirol (Vuilstort), Beira Litoral, Portugal 40°36'0''N 8°34'0''W van Nus, T
31/03/2014 - Calais (Quai de la Loire), Pas-de-Calais, France 50°58'0''N 1°51'0''E Dumont,P
14/04/2014 - Calais (Quai de la Loire) - Dumont,P
17/04/2014 - Calais (Quai de la Loire) - Dumont,P
21/04/2014 - Calais (Quai de la Loire) - Dumont,P
23/04/2014 - Calais (Quai de la Loire) - Dumont,P
23/05/2014 - Calais (Quai de la Loire) - Dumont,P
31/05/2014 - Calais (Quai de la Loire) - Sauvage,JM
16/06/2014 - Calais (Quai de la Loire) - Dumont,P
05/07/2014 - Calais (Quai de la Loire) - Sauvage,JM
04/11/2014 - Eirol (Vuilstort), Beira Litoral, Portugal 40°36'0''N 8°34'0''W Veron,P
20/11/2014 - Aveiro (Haven), Beira Litoral, Portugal 40°38'0''N 8°39'0''W Moreira & van Nus,P & T
06/03/2015 - Leixões (Haven), Douro Litoral, Portugal 41°11'0''N 8°42'0''W Marques,J
20/03/2015 - Leixões (Haven), Douro Litoral - W Marques,J
04/04/2015 - Calais (Quai de la Loire) - Sauvage,JM
10/04/2015 - Calais (quai de la loire) - Decory,P
04/05/2015 - Calais (Quai de la Loire) - Sauvage,JM
08/05/2015 - Calais (Quai de la Loire) - Sauvage,JM

below: Lesser Black-backed Gull NHAH 6CY, May 08 2015, Calais, NW France. Picture: Jean-Michel Sauvage.

Female. With partner.

below: Lesser Black-backed Gull graellsii N.HAH 6CY, March 20 2015, Leixões port, Matosinhos, Portugal. Picture: José Marques.

below: Lesser Black-backed Gull graellsii N.HAH 6CY, March 06 2015, Leixões port, Matosinhos, Portugal. Picture: José Marques.

below: Lesser Black-backed Gull NHAH 5CY, April 11 2014, Calais, NW France. Picture: Jean-Michel Sauvage.

Probably female.

below: Lesser Black-backed Gull NHAH 4CY, July 20 2013, Calais, NW France. Picture: Jean-Michel Sauvage.

Active moult started, note replacement of MC. Very adult-like bird, but primaries brown and hardly a mirror on P10. This mirror will change over the next year.