Lesser Black-backed Gull (graellsii & intermedius)

(last update: May 17 2015)


LBBG rings

lbbg 1cy May
lbbg 1cy June
lbbg 1cy July
lbbg 1cy August
lbbg 1cy September
lbbg 1cy October
lbbg 1cy November
lbbg 1cy December

lbbg 2cy January
lbbg 2cy February
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
lbbg sub-ad 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

Lesser Black-backed Gull graellsii RG.AR 2CY, December 29 2015, Matosinhos Beach, Matosinhos, Portugal. Picture: José Marques.

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Color ring - B[RG.AR]
Metallic ring - L920866
EURING code - 05910 - www.cr-birding.org/node/1063
Right leg (tarsus) - Blue ring with a white 4 alpha code
Left leg (tarsus) - Metallic ring
Ringer - INBO
Age at first ring - Pullus - Date - 2014.07.18
Place where ringed - Zeebrugge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Type of bird - Larus fuscus
Age & Sexe - Immature - Unknown

Date of the sighting - 29/12/2015 - my sightings/2015 - 1
Place - Matosinhos beach, Matosinhos, Portugal
Coordinates: - 41.176885 – 8.693382

Date - Location - Observer
18/07/2014 -Zeebrugge (Voorhaven), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - INBO
23/10/2015 - Le Portel (Strand), Pas-de-Calais, France - Sauvage, Jean Michel
29/12/2015 - Matosinhos (Strand), Douro Litoral, Portugal - Marques, José

Plumage is odd for pure graellsii, and very bulky headed bird. Could be hybrid offspring from argenteus or michahellis.