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Larus fuscus
Is it possible to identify Baltic and Heuglin’s Gull?
Chris Gibbins
In: Birding Scotland 2004
The primary moult of the Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus).
Peter Stewart
Severn Estuary Gull Group 2006

Identification update: moult variability in 3rd calendar-year Lesser Black-backed Gulls. (draft)
T. Muusse, M. Muusse, B-J. Luijendijk & R. Altenburg
In: Birding World 2005

Camphuysen C.J. 2013.
A historical ecology of two closely related gullspecies (Laridae): multiple adaptations to a man‐made environment.
Ph.D.‐thesis,
Univ. Groningen, Groningen.

Phenotypic characteristics and moult
commencement in breeding Dutch
Herring Gulls Larus argentatus & Lesser Black-Backed Gulls L. fuscus.
Muusse et all. SEABIRD 24 (2011): 42–59

Moult plates coming with: The primary moult of the Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus).
Peter Stewart
Severn Estuary Gull Group 2006
Migration patterns of adult and juvenile Lesser Black-backed Gulls Larus fuscus from northern Norway.

Morten Helberg et all. Ardea 97 (3) 2009.

Hop or jump: Autumn migration strategies of Lesser Blackbacked Gulls Larus fuscus as revealed by satellite tracking.
Kube, J., A.J. Helbig, R. Juvaste, K. Pedersen, C. Rahbek & P. Saurola
Moult and plumage variation in immature Lesser Black-backed Gulls in the Netherlands
by Rik Winters
IN: Dutch Birding 2006.
part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6.
Moult sequence in second calendar year BalticGull at Amsterdam ín May 2006
Ruud G M Altenburg et all.
Restricted moult in second calendar-year Baltic Gull
Ruud G M Altenburg et all
IN: Dutch Birding 2006 162-164.
The influence of colour-rings on recovery rates of Herring and Lesser Black-backed Gulls.

C. B. Shedden, P. Monaghan, K. Ensor and N. B. Metcalfe
In Ringing and Migration 1985
Original link

Caluta No 1 - March 2010. Articles:
1. Plumage development and ageing of Baltic Gull by A. Lindholm & A. Forsten
2. Timing of primary moult in large gull taxa at five locations in Europe by R. Ahmed et all.
The Lesser Black-backed Gull, Larus fuscus, in Greenland

BY: D. BOERTMANN

IN: ARCTIC, VOL. 61, NO. 2 (JUNE 2008) P. 129– 133

Field identification criteria for second calendar-year Baltic Gull
Ruud Altenburg, Ies Meulmeester, Mars Muusse, Theo Muusse & Pim Wolf
IN: Dutch Birding 33: 304-311, 2011

Migration pattern of Icelandic Lesser Black-backed Gulls L fuscus graellsii: indications of a leap-frog system.

Gunnar Thor Hallgrimsson et all.
IN: J Ornithol (2012) 153:603–609.

Nominate Lesser Black-backed Gulls (Larus fuscus fuscus) winter in the Congo basin.
Henrik Kylin, Michel Louette, Paul Herroelen & Henk Bouwman
IN: Ornis Fennica 87:106–113. 2010

Distributions of the subspecies of Lesser Black-backed Gulls Larus fuscus in sub-Saharan Africa.

HENRIK KYLIN, HENK BOUWMAN and MICHEL LOUETTE
IN: Bird Study (2011) 58, 186–192

Feeding behaviour and food resources of Lesser Black-backed Gulls and Herring Gulls at Texel (Dutch, + summary)
Kees (CJ) Camphuysen, Jacintha van Dijk, Hans Witte & Nora Spaans
NIOZ Rapport 2008-12
From fledging to breeding: long-term satellite tracking of the migratory behaviour of a Lesser Black-backed Gull L fuscus intermedius
K. PÜTZ, A.J. HELBIG, K.T. PEDERSEN, C. RAHBEK, P. SAUROLA and R. JUVASTE
IN: Migration (2008) 24, 7–10.
Intra-specific interactions influence egg composition in the Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus).
N. Verboven, N.P. Evans, L. D’Alba, R.G. Nager, J.D. Blount, P.F. Surai & P. Monaghan

In Behav Ecol SocioBiol 2005

SEAPOP short report 2009-9. Studies of lesser black-backed gulls in northern Norway. Jan Ove Bustnes. De voedselkeuze van Kleine Mantelmeeuwen en Zilvermeeuwen en andere indicaties die aanwijzingen geven over het ruimtegebruik van deze vogelsoorten in de Noordhollandse kustwateren.
NIOZ report by Kees (CJ) Camphuysen, Jacintha van Dijk, Hans Witte & Nora Spaans.

Background document for Lesser black backed gull Larus fuscus fuscus

- OSPAR Convention -

Parental condition, brood sex ratio and differential young survival: an experimental study in gulls (Larus fuscus).

R.G. Nager, P. Lonaghan, D.C. Houston & M. Genovart

In Behav Ecol SocioBiol 2000

Status van Baltische Mantelmeeuw in Nederland
W (Ted) Hoogendoorn & Peter van Scheepen

Age-related migration patterns in Larus fuscus spp.

Marques, Costa, Rock & Jorge.

acta ethologica 12:2, 87-92.

The nominate Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus fuscus, a gull with a tern-like feeding biology, and its recent decrease in northern Norway.

Karl-Birger Strann & Wim Vader
Ardea 80 (1) - 1992.

Effects of trawler discard availability on egg laying and breeding success in the lesser black-backed gull Larus fuscus in the western Mediterranean.
By: Daniel Oro
In: MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES Vol. 132: 43-46,1996
Factors effecting the breeding success of two ecologically similar gulls the Lesser black-backed gulls, Larus f. fuscus and Herring Gull, Larus argentatus, at Stora Karlsö.
- Examensarbete 2006:1 - Degree project thesis Stockholm University -
Emma Capandegui
Breeding by a Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) on the Atlantic coast of North America.

Julie C Ellis, Mary Caswell Stoddard, L William Clark

North American Birds Vol 61 (2007) - 4

At-sea distribution and behaviour of a surfacefeeding seabird, the lesser black-backed gull Larus fuscus, and its association with different prey.

Philipp Schwemmer*, Stefan Garthe

Research and Technology Centre (Forschungs- und Technologiezentrum), University of Kiel, Hafentörn, 25761 Büsum, Germany.

The changing status of the Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus in Ireland.
G.A. Creme, P.M. Walsh, M. O’Callaghan & T.C. Kelly
In Biol and Envir Proc of the Royal Irish Academy 1997

SIGHTINGS OF COLOUR-RINGED HERRING GULLS AND
LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS IN THE NETHERLANDS

C.J. Camphuysen

IN: Sula 21 -2008

The origin of Lesser Black-backed Gulls Larus fuscus
wintering in central Iberia
ISMAEL GALVÁN et all.
IN: Ringing & Migration (2003) 21, 209-214
Distributions of the subspecies of Lesser Black-backed Gulls Larus fuscus
in sub-Saharan Africa
Henrik Kylin; Henk Bouwman; Michel Louette.
IN: Bird Study (2011) 58, 186–192.
Organochlorine concentrations in diseased vs. healthy gull chicks from the northern Baltic.
by: Martti Hario, Juha-Pekka Hirvi, Tuula Hollmen, Eeva Rudback
IN: Environmental Pollution 127 (2004) 411–423.
Effects of vegetation on nest microclimate and breeding performance
of lesser black-backed gulls (L fuscus).
Sin-Yeon Kim & Pat Monaghan
IN: J Ornithol (2005) 146.

FIRST TWO RECORDS OF EUROPEAN-BANDED LARUS FUSCUS IN AMERICA.

GUNNAR THOR HALLGRIMSSON et all.

Marine Ornithology 39: 137–139 (2011)

Rapid long-distance
migration in Norwegian
Lesser Black-backed Gulls
Larus fuscus fuscus along
their eastern flyway

JAN O. BUSTNES et all.

Ibis (2013), 155, 402–406

Distribution of the subspecies of the Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus
fuscus in sub-Saharan Africa

HENRIK KYLIN et all

Bird Study, 2011, 58(2):186-192

Wintering ofthe Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscusin Poland in 1996–2009

G. Neubauer

Notatki Ornitologiczne 2009, 50: 194–205

Satellite tracking of the migratory pathways of first-year LBBG Larus fuscus departing from the breeding grounds of different subspecies

Klemens Pütz et all

VOGELWELT 128: 141 –148 (2007)

De voedselkeuze van Kleine
Mantelmeeuwen en Zilver-meeuwen en andere indicaties die aanwijzingen geven over het ruimte-gebruik van deze vogel-soorten in de Noord-Hollandse kustwateren

Kees (CJ) Camphuysen, Jacintha van Dijk, Hans Witte & Nora Spaans

DIFFERENTIAL AGE-RELATED PHENOLOGY
IN LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL LARUS FUSCUS
WINTERING IN THE MALAGA AREA
GARCÍA et all
Ardeola 57, 2010, 129-134.

Migration strategy of a flight generalist, the
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Raymond Klaassen et all.
IN: Behavioral Ecology 2011.
Eerste geval van overwinterende Baltische Mantelmeeuw in Nederland. [in Dutch, English summary]
Klaas van Dijk
Limosa 81: 151-153 (2008).
 
       
Larus argentatus      
Intergradation between the Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) and the Southern Herring Gull (Larus cachinnans) in European Russia.

E.N. Panov & D.G. Monzikov
In Russ J Zool 1999

Identification of adult American
Herring Gull.

Peter Adriaens & Bruce Mactavish

Dutch Birding 2004 26: 151-179

Identification of American Herring Gull in a western European context.

Lonergan, P, and Mullarney, K.

Dutch Birding 2004 - 26: 1-35

Variably plumaged Icelandic Herring Gulls: high intraspecific variation in a founded population.

Richard R. Snell

In The Auk 1993

Raum - Zeit - Strategien der Silbermowe Larus argentatus und verwandter Taxa im westlichen Ostseeraum

Ronald Klein

Dissertation Universitat Rostock 2001

Scandinavian Herring Gulls wintering in Britain.
J. C. Coulson, P. Monaghan, J. E. L. Butterfield, N. Duncan, K. Ensor, C. Shedden & C. Thomas
Ornis Scand. 15: 79-88.
Original link

Colony- and age-specific seasonal
dispersal of Herring Gulls Larus
argentatus breeding in The Netherlands

C. J. Camphuysen, Harry J. P. Vercruijsse& Arie L. Spaans
IN: J Ornithol (2011) 152: 849-868

Identifying the sex of Massachusetts Herring Gulls by linear measurements.

Daniel R. Evans & Paul M. Cavanagh

In J Field Ornithol 1995

Notes on the standard body measurements of two populations of Herring Gulls (Larus argentatus) (in Canada).
WILLIAM THRELFALL AND DAVID D. JEWER
IN: The Auk, 1978
Unequal sex ratio’s and their consequences in Herring Gull (Larus argentatus).

Joanna Burger & Michael Gochfeld
In Behav Ecol SocioBiol 1981

Drop-catch behaviour is play in herring gulls, Larus argentatus
Jennifer R. Gamblef and Daniel A. Cristolf
Comparative biology and behavior of monogamous pairs and one male-two female trios in Herring Gulls.

Mary A. Fitch & Gary W. Shugart
In Behav Ecol SocioBiol 1983

Is asynchronous hatching adaptive in herring gulls (Larus argentatus)?

Lars Hillstrom, Mikael Kilpi & Kai Lindstrom

In Behav Ecol SocioBiol 2000

Breeding of the Herring Gull in the mouth of river Piasina (Taimyr).
V.I. Grabovsky

Gulls along the Belgian coast. With focus on Herring Gull and Lesser Black-backed Gull.

Thesis Ghent University by Davy Bosman.

Reduced availability of refuse and breeding output in a herring gull (Larus argentatus) colony.

Mikael Kilpi & Markus Ost

In Ann Zool Fennici 1998

Larus fuscus and Larus argentatus:
Pellet and Bolus Analysis Guide

Vicky Hunt
August 13th, 2006

NIOZ guide

A review of the status of the
Herring Gull Larus argentatus in Spain.

Álvarez-Laó, C.

SEABIRD 24 (2011): 72–82

Foraging ecology of Herring Gulls (Larus argentatus) and Great Black-backed Gulls (Larus marinus), with a focus in New England rocky intertidal.

Michelle S. Rome

Brown University - May 2002

Population dynamics, colony formation and competition in Larus argentatus, fuscus and marinus in the archipelago of Finland.
Göran Bergman
Ann. Zool. Fennici 19:143–164 (1982)

Lectotypification of L smithsonianus Coues, 1862 (Aves: Laridae)
Storrs L. Olson & Richard C. Banks.
IN: PROCEEDINGS BIO SOC WASHINGTON
120(4). 2007.

TAIL-PATTERN VARIATION IN FIRST-YEAR HERRING GULLS.

S. HOWELL & J. KING
IN: Western Birds.

ORBITAL RING COLOURS OF HERRING GULLS IN BRITAIN

R.E. Elliott

Bird Study 1981.

Adult Survival of Herring Gulls Breeding in the Canadian Arctic

KAREL A. ALLARD et all.

Waterbirds 29(2): 163-168, 2006

Relationship between cod fishery activities and the population of herring gulls on the N Shore of the Gulf of St Lawrence

G Chapdelaine & J-F Rail
ICES J of Marine Science, 54: 708–713. 1997

The Birds of North America, No. 124, 1994

Fact sheet

R. J. PIEROTTI AND T. P. GOOD

   
       
Larus michahellis & cachinnans (see also: HERE)

Gibbins C., B.J. Small & J. Sweeney 2010.
Identification of Caspian Gull. Part I: typical birds.
British Birds 103: 142-183.

!! PART II can be ordered at BB !!

Mittelmeermoewen (Larus michahellis) und Steppenmoewen (Larus cachinnans). In German.

Martin Gottschling

Der Falke 51 - 2004

Die Kennzeichen und das Vorkommen der Weißkopfmöwe Larus cachinnans in Europa (Link to the original webpage of Limicola)
by: Detlef Gruber

Limicola 1995, Heft 3

Die Bestimmung und taxonomische Stellung der in Mitteleuropa auftretenden Weißkopfmöwen Larus cachinnans(Link to the original webpage of Limicola)
Ronald Klein und Detlef Gruber: Limicola Jahrgang 1997, Heft 2
Klein, R., and A. Buchheim. 1997.

Die westliche Schwarzmeerküste als Kontaktgebiet zweier Grossmöwenformen der Larus cachinnans-Grupe. Vögelwelt 118:61–70.

Titel: Die Albatrospose der Steppenmöwe Larus cachinnans
Ronald Klein und Andreas Buchheim, mit Farbtafeln von Andreas Buchheim

Limicola 17, Jahr 2003, Seite(n) 21-26.

Geelpootmeeuwcomplex van IJmuiden: in hoeverre zijn geelpootmeeuwen echte Geelpootmeeuwen?

Fred Cottaar.

Dutch Birding 26: 36-42 (2004).

The origin of 'Caspian Gulls' breeding in Poland.

Grzegorz Neubauer, Magdalena Zagalska-Neubauer & Jacek Betleja

British Birds 100 • September 2007 • 552–557

Atlantic Islands Yellow-legged Gulls: an identification gallery.
Philippe Dubois
IN: BIRDING WORLD, Vol 14-7

Identification of
Caspian Gull
Part 1: typical birds
Chris Gibbins, Brian J. Small and John Sweeney.

IN: British Birds 103 • March 2010 • 142–183.

YELLOW-LEGGED GULLS (LARUS CACHINNANS) IN NORTH AMERICA

CLAUDIA WILDS & DAVID CZAPLAK

IN: Wilson Bull., 106(2), 1994, pp. 344-356.

Fact sheet Gaviota Patiamarilla ( Larus cachinnans) / Catalán Gavià argentat / Gallego Gaivota patiamarela / Vasco Kaio hankahoria. 1998-2002, Andrés Bermejo y Jorge Mouriño.

Influxes of Caspian Gulls L cachinnans and Yellow-legged
Gulls L. michahellis into northern Central Europe – origin, causes, course and trend.
Klein & Neubauer.
IN: Vogelwelt 127: 91–97, 2006.

Status of waterbirds in Asia - Results of the Asian Waterbird Census: 1987 – 2007 (incl gulls)
David Li Zuo Wei, Andrea Bloem, Simon Delany,
Georgios Martakis and Jose Ochoa Quintero

Publ: Wetlands International 2009

Migration of Pontic Gulls Larus cachinnans form 'ponticus' ringed in the south of Ukraine: a review of recoveries from 1929 to 2003.

Rudenko, A.G. 2006.

IN: Waterbirds around the world

Sex differentiation of Yellow-legged Gull (Larus michahellis lusitanius): the use of biometrics, bill morphometrics, and wing tip coloration.

Arizaga, Aldalur, Herrero & Galicia.

Waterbirds 31(2): 211-219 (2008).

Dispersal of yellow-legged gulls Larus michahellis ringed in Algeria: a preliminary analysis.

Baaloudj et all.

Ardeola 59 - June 2012.

First-Year Movements of Yellow-Legged Gull (lusitanius) from the Southeastern Bay of Biscay.
Juan Arizaga et all.
IN: Waterbirds 33(4):444-450. 2010
Colonization and population growth of Yellow-legged Gull Larus cachinnans in southeastern Poland: causes and influence on native species
PIOTR SKÓRKA, JOANNA D. WÓJCIK & RAFAL MARTYKA
IN: Ibis (2005), 147, 471–482

Sexual size dimorphism and determination of sex in Atlantic Yellow-legged Gulls Larus michahellis lusitanius from northern Spain.

Galarza, Hidalgo, Ocio & Rodriquez.

Ardeola 55: 41-47, 2008.

MOVEMENTS OF YELLOW-LEGGED GULLS LARUS [CACHINNANS] MICHAHELLIS FROM TWO SMALL WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN COLONIES
A. MARTINEZ-ABRAIN, D. ORO, J. CARDA & X. DEL SEÑOR
 Atlantic Seabirds 4-3 - 2003

Do invasive species undergo metapopulation dynamics? A case study of the invasive Caspian gull, Larus cachinnans, in Poland
M. Lenda et all.
IN: Journal of Biogeography (J. Biogeogr.) (2010) 37, 1824–1834
Colonization and population growth of Yellow-legged Gull Larus cachinnans in southeastern Poland: causes and influence on native species.

Skórka, P., J. D. Wójcik, and R. Martyka.
Ibis 2005 - 147: 471-482.

Ronald Klein & Grzegorz Neubauer:

Influxes of Caspian Gulls Larus Larus cachinnans and Yellow-legged Gulls L. michahellis into northern Central Europe - origin, causes, course and trend. IN: Die Vogelwelt 2/2006

Klein, Ronald
HERRING GULLS LARUS ARGENTATUS AND YELLOW-LEGGED GULLS LARUS CACHINNANS ON GARBAGE DUMPS IN MECKLENBURG (NE GERMANY) - ANALYSIS OF RINGING RECOVERIES. Vogelwelt; 115(6):267-286. 1994. In German with English summ.

Deconstructing myths on large gulls and their impact on threatened sympatric waterbirds


BY: D. Oro, A. Martínez-Abraín
IN: Animal Conservation,. Volume 10, Issue 1, pages 117–126, February 2007

Changes in plasma biochemistry and body mass during incubation in the Yellow-legged Gull

Carlos Alonso-Alvarez, Alberto Velando, Miguel Ferrer and José A. R. Veira

IN: Waterbirds 25(2): 253-258, 2002.

DESPLAZAMIENTOS DE LA GAVIOTA PATIAMARILLA LARUS CACHINNANS EN POBLACIONES DEL NORTE DE LA PENINSULA IBERICA
Ignac io MUNILL IN: Ardeola 44 - 1997: p19-26
Competition between the yellow-legged gull Larus cachinnans and Audouin's gull Larus audouinii associated with commercial fishing vessels: the influence of season and fishing fleet
ARCOS J. M.; ORO D.; SOL D.
IN: Marine Biology 2001, vol. 139, no5, pp. 807-816
Spatial variability of seabird distribution associated with
environmental factors.
Patrıcia Amorim et all.
Maternal effects mediated by egg quality in the
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis in relation to
laying order and embryo sex
Diego Rubolini et all.
IN: Frontiers in Zoology 2011, 8:24.
Birds as a Tool for Island Habitat Conservation and Management.
Pedro Rodrigues and Regina Tristao da Cunha.
IN: American Journal of Environmental Sciences 8 (1): 5-10, 2012

Sexual size dimorphism and determination of sex in Atlantic Yellow-legged Gulls Larus michahellis lusitanius from northern Spain.

Galarza, Hidalgo, Ocio & Rodriquez.
Ardeola 55: 41-47, 2008.

Habitat utilisation, feeding tactics and age related feeding
efficiency in the Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Piotr Skorka & Joanna D. Wojcik
IN: J Ornithol (2008) 149:31–39

Do invasive species undergo
metapopulation dynamics? A case study
of the invasive Caspian gull, Larus
cachinnans, in Poland.
Magdalena Lenda et all.
IN: Journal of Biogeography (2010) 37.

POPULATION STATUS AND DIET OF THE YELLOW-LEGGED GULL IN THE AZORES.

VERÓNICA C. NEVES, NADIA MURDOCH & ROBERT W. FURNESS

Diet composition of the Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)
in inland Poland.

Robert Gwiazda et all.
IN: Ornis Fennica 88:80–89. 2011.

Influence of Host Age and Sex on the Helminth Fauna of the Yellow-Legged Gull (Larus michahellis) in Galicia (North western Spain).
M. F. Álvarez et all.
IN: J Parasitology
Vol. 92- 3 2006.

ASSORTATIVE MATING WITHOUT COMPLETE REPRODUCTIVE ISOLATION
IN A ZONE OF RECENT SECONDARY CONTACT BETWEEN HERRING GULLS AND CASPIAN GULLS.
GRZEGORZ NEUBAUER et all.
IN: The Auk 126(2): 409-419, 2009.

Diet of Yellow-legged Gull (L michahellis) chicks along
the Spanish Western Mediterranean coast: the relevance of refuse dumps.
Raul Ramos.

IN: J Ornithol (2009) 150:265–272.

Monitoring ptaków wodno-błotnych w okresie wędrówek (L cachinnans in Poland).
Monitoring of wetland birds during migration.

Directory of Azov-Black Sea Coastal Wetlands (incl Larus cachinnans).

Editor: Gennadiy Marushevsky

Kyiv: Wetlands International, 2003.

Effects of a small seagull colony on trophic status and primary production in a Mediterranean coastal system.
Geraldina Signa et all.
IN: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 111 (2012).

A widespread gull population in a complex wetland: habitat specific methods to census breeding pairs.
Cecilia Soldatini et all.
IN: Avocetta 33: 205-210 (2009).

First proven case of a backcross hybrid between the Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) and the Caspian Gull (L cachinnans) in the Czech Republic

Václav Beran

Sylvia 46 / 2010

Seasonal and long-term changes in numbers of the Herring, Caspian & Yellow-legged Gull in the Upper Vistula River Valley

Damian Wiehle, Grzegorz Neubauer
Ornis Polonica 2010, 3: 195–203

Extensive post-breeding movements of Adriatic Yellow-legged Gulls Larus michahellis
J. Kralj, S. Barišić, D. Ćiković, V. Tutiš &
N. Deans van Swelm
Journal of Ornithology April 2013.

Occurrence of Caspian Gulls Larus cachinnans along the
Dutch coastline

Klaas van Dijk

Sula (in press) 2013

       
Larus ridibundus

Differential daytime distribution by age in Black-headed Gull: adult physical dominance or competitive superiority?
H Kallander & L Rosenkvist.
Ibis 142 (2000).

Over plaatstrouw van Kokmeeuwen in
Nederland tijdens de slagpenrui.

Klaas van Dijk

IN: LIMOSA 84 (2011): 21-25

Invloed van vangmethode op de waargeneomen sexratio bij broedende Kokmeeuwen op Griend.
Klaas van Dijk & Rene Oosterhuis.
Limosa 81: 94-97 (2008)
English summary.
Herkomst, aantallen en broedsucces van Kokmeeuwen op Griend.

Klaas van Dijk & Rene Oosterhuis.

Limosa 83: 21-35 (2010)
English summary.

Differences in Primary Molt and Biometrics between Adult and Second-year Black-headed Gulls in Puck Bay (Southern Baltic)
WLODZIMIERZ MEISSNER
IN: Waterbirds 30(1): 144-149, 2007

Sex- and age-related biometric variation in Black-headed Gulls in Western European populations.

Palomares, Arroyo, Marchamalo, Sainz & Voslamber.
Bird Study 1997, 44: 310-317.

Numerical and behavioural response of Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus on population growth of the expansive Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans.
Piotr Skorka et all.
IN: J Ornithol (2012) 153:947–961
Molecular evidence for extra-pair paternity and intraspecific
brood parasitism in the Black-headed Gull.
Radka Lezalova-Pialkova.
IN: J Ornithol (2011) 152:291–295.
Comparative analysis reveals a possible immunity-related absence
of blood parasites in Common Gulls
and Black-headed Gulls.
Indrikis Krams et all.
IN: J Ornithol (2012) 153.
Consequences of sex-specific growth on sibling competition
in black-headed gulls.
Wendt Muller, Ton Groothuis &
Cor Dijkstra.
IN: J Ornithol (2007) 148.

Zur Rosafarbung von Lachmowen (Larus ridibundus)

Peter Gloe

Ornit Mitt 1982.

High numbers of roof-nesting Black-headed Gulls
Larus ridibundus in the Eemshaven in 2011.

Van Dijk K.

Sula 25(2): 71-77, 2012.

Black-headed Gull of 33 years and re-appeal to stop using aluminium rings to mark gulls. Klaas van Dijk et al.
Dutch Birding 36: 249-252, 2014

New longevity records of Black-headed Gull, with comments on wear and loss of aluminium rings
Klaas van Dijk et al.
Dutch Birding 34: 20-31, 2012

Over plaatstrouw van Kokmeeuwen in
Nederland tijdens de slagpenrui.
Klaas van Dijk
LIMOSA 84 (2011): 21-25

Spaanse Kokmeeuwen
in Noord-Nederland
Klaas van Dijk

De Grauwe Gors jaargang 41 - 2013

Aflezen van metalen ringen bij Kokmeeuwen
in Groningen en het Gooi
Klaas van Dijk & Frank Majoor
Het Vogeljaar 43 (1995)
     
       
Larus canus (see also: HERE)
Ostliga fiskmasars (Larus canus heinei) upptradande i Oresundsregionen.
[english summary]

K Bengtsson & K T Pedersen

Ornis Svecica 8: 145-156 (1998)

Is it possible to age subaduh
Common Gulls Larus canus?
Bengtsson & Blomquist.
IN: Anser 02-2003.

European Union Management Plan 2009-2011 - Larus canus

Technical report 2009 - 035

Natura 2000

Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus, Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus and Common Gull Larus canus as breeding birds in Flanders, Belgium
GLENN VERMEERSCH, RENAUD FLAMANT & ANNY ANSELIN Oriolus 68 - 3.
Movements and survival areas of Finnish common gulls Larus canus

M Kilpi & P Saurola

Ann Zool Fennici 22 - 1985: 157-168

The primary moult in four gull species near Amsterdam (incl Larus canus)

J. Walters

Ardea 66 - 1978

Ruim 33 jaar oude Stormmeeuw in Groningen.

Klaas van Dijk & Derick Hiemstra.

Dutch Birding 26: 301-304 (2004)

Habitat and nest-site selection in the Common Gull Larus canus in southern Poland.
Skórka, P., J. D. Wójcik, R. Martyka, T. Babiarz, and J. Skórka.
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Reproductive success in presenescent common gulls
(Larus canus): the importance of the last year of life

Kalev Rattiste

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Comparative analysis reveals a possible immunity-related absence
of blood parasites in Common and Black-headed Gulls

I. Krams et all

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Life History of the Common Gull (Larus canus) - A Long-Term Individual-Based Study

KALEV RATTISTE

Uppsala University 2006

 
       
Other taxa
Taimyr Gulls: evidence for Pacific winter range, with notes on morphology and breeding
Klaas van Dijk, Sergei Kharitonov, Holmer Vonk & Bart Ebbinge
IN: Dutch Birding 33, 2011 pag 9-21
Phenotypic variation and systematics of Mongolian Gull
by Pierre Yésou
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Status of the form barabensis within the Larus argentatus cachinnans fuscus complex.

Panov & Monzikov

IN: British Birds Vol 93 (2000)

Larus armenicus Fact sheet.

STAFFELMAUSER AND OTHER ADAPTIVE STRATEGIES FOR WING MOLT IN LARGER BIRDS

PETER PYLE

IN: Western Birds 37:179–185, 2006

AN APPROACH TO THE STUDY OF MOLTS AND PLUMAGES

BY PHILIP S. HUMPHREY AND KENNETH C. PARKES

IN: THE AUK, A QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ORNITHOLOGY. Vol.76 January 1959 No. 1

Hybridization of Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) and Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) in Iceland: mitochondrial and microsatellite data.

Vigfusdottir, Palsson & Ingolfsson.
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Identification and Variation of Winter Adult Kumlien’s Gulls

Steve N.G. Howell & Bruce Mactavish

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The in-between age of the in-between Gull: Identification of second-winter Thayer's Gull.

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Interbreeding of Thayer's gull Larus thayeri and Kumlien's gull Larus glaucoides kumlieni on Southampton Island, Northwest Territories.

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VARIATION IN IRIS COLOR OF ADULT THAYER'S GULLS.

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ON MATURATION OF THAYER'S GULL.

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IDENTIFICATION AND MOLT OF HYBRID
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Identification of Kelp Gull

Frederic Jiguet, Alvaro Jaramillo & Ian Sinclair

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Identification of first cycle Larus dominicanus vetula: The Cape Gull of good hope?

Chris Gibbins

Using Seabird Habitat Modeling to Inform Marine Spatial Planning in Central California's National Marine
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Vagrancy and
Identification
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VOGELS OP HET STRAND BIJ NOORDWIJK

Hein Verkade

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The Herring Gull Complex (Larus argentatus - fuscus - cachinnans) as a Model Group for Recent Holarctic Vertebrate Radiations

Dorit Liebers-Helbig et all.

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P-A.Crochet, J-D. Lebreton, & F. Bonhomme
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P-A. Crochet, F. Bonhomme & J-D. Lebreton

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Pierre-Andre Crochet & Eric Desmarais

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INTERSPECIFIC ALLOZYME DIFFERENTIATION AMONG NORTH ATLANTIC WHITE-HEADED LARID GULLS

RICHARD R. SNELL

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