Zilvermeeuw | Herring Gull | Larus argentatus
Zilvermeeuw | Herring Gull | Larus argentatus
Zilvermeeuw | Herring Gull | Larus argentatus
Adult Herring Gull / Larus argentatus, Barneveld - Landfill (The Netherlands) on 28 January 2011
Ringcode: HT246067, there is no ring data of this bird.
Pictures of an adult Baltic Herring Gull from Finland. On the first picture note the head and bill shape, the fine dark streaked head and the pale yellowish leg color. On the second and last picture note the primary pattern which show a combination of features to exclude adult Yellow-legged Gulls; The white of the tip on p10 merges with the mirror and the subterminal band is nearly complete absent, only a small black spot on the edge of the inner web and near the shaft of the outer web. P5 lacks a black subterminal band, only some black on the inner web. The black on the outer primaries is very reduced both on upper as underside, especially on p6-p9 which show large grey tongues.
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