Lesser Black-backed Gull graellsii S||8 2CY, June 22 2017, Leixões harbour, Matosinhos, Portugal. Picture: José Marques.
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Color ring - O[3:DAN]
EURING code - 05910 - www.cr-birding.org/node/2783
Right leg (tarsus) – Orange ring with a black four alpha-numeric code
Left leg (tarsus) - Metallic ring
Ringer - Matthieu Fortin
Age at first ring - - Date -
Place where ringed - , France
Type of bird - Larus fuscus (Lesser Black-backed Gull)
Age & Sexe - immature - Unknown
Date of the sighting - 16.06.2017 - Time - morning
- my sightings/2017 - 2 - total of my sightings: 2
Place - Leixões harbour, Matosinhos, Portugal
Coordinates: - 41.1823988, -8.6970061
Date - Location - Observer
09.06.2017 - Leixões harbour, Matosinhos, Portugal – José Marques
16.06.2017 - Leixões harbour, Matosinhos, Portugal – José Marques
22.06.2017 Leixões Harbour, Matosinhos, Portugal – José Marques
Many inner wing-coverts were replaced once, already in the post-juvenile moult. Now they appear heavily worn.
The complete moult has commenced, not following a standard sequence, but picking up where moult was halted earlier, leaving the 2nd gen coverts in the inner section out of the process for a while (normally a location that is first in line).