Great Black-backed Gull- Grote Mantelmeeuw (marinus)

(last update: 12-2-2007)


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third calendar year: October

9606jtv5.jpg (71798 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) JTV5 3cy: October 11 2003, Westkapelle, the Netherlands (51.33N - 03.25E).
The primary moult almost completed.
6735.jpg (70960 bytes)Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) 3cy: October 01 2001, Le Portel - Boulogne sur Mer, France (50.42 N - 01.34 E).
The general appearance in autumn: a dark blackish saddle created by the replaced scapulars and mantle, old barred coverts, combined with primary moult. Primary p7 has been replaced, while p10 is still old. Note the bill coloration.