Lesser Black-backed Gull (graellsii & intermedius)

(last update: May 17 2015)

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Lesser Black-backed Gull graellsii 8XF 3CY, March 15 2015, Matosinhos beach, Matosinhos, Portugal. Picture: José Marques.

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OBSERVATION REPORT

RINGS
Color ring - G[8XF]
Metallic ring - FB44578
EURING code - 05910 -
Right leg (tarsus) – Metallic ring
Left leg (tarsus) - Dark Green ring with white 3 alpha-numeric code
Ringer - Viola Ross
Age at first ring - Pullus - Date - 2013.07.06
Place where ringed - Flat Holm Island, Cardiff, England

SPECIES
Type of bird - Larus fuscus
Age & Sexe - 2st Winter- unknown sex

OBSERVATION
Date of the sighting - 15/03/2015 - my sightings/2015 - 1
Place - Leixões harbour, Matosinhos, Portugal
Coordinates: - 41.1823988,-8.6970061
Notes: The bird is seriously ill from left paw. Have a hard time landing paw the ground.

LIFE HISTORY
Date - Location - Observer
06.07.2013 - Flat Holm Island, Cardiff, England – Viola Ross-Smith
06.08.2014 - Angeiras-Matosinhos, Porto, Portugal – Inocêncio Oliveira
21.08.2014 - Eirol landfill, Aveiro, Portugal – PM
31.12.2014 - Rio Douro, Gondomar, Porto, Portugal – Luis Mota
15.03.2015 – Leixões Harbour, Matosinhos, Portugal – José Marques

Classic 3CY graellsii plumage in March.