12cy LBBG K98, June 17 2002, EMO - Maasvlakte, the Netherlands.

Ringed at Maasvlakte as pullus, July 04 1991. In the first years of the ringing project at Europoort - Rotterdam, These white (and green) rings were used: A vertical T and a digit code. A 12 years old adult choosing to breed on the arid black surface of the charcoal deposit. Breeding in full sunlight, no cover... Dehydration may be one of the prime problems for the new born chicks.