nominate Lesser Black-backed Gull (L. f. fuscus)
Amir Ben Dov (Israel)
Hannu Koskinen (Finland)
Mars Muusse (the Netherlands)
(2 images) Larus fuscus fuscus 1cy (juvenile) CHR2 August 08 2002 & August 15 2004, Tampere, Finland (61.33N 24.59E). Picture Antero Lindholm.
A juvenile fuscus by early August, ringed in Finland CHR2, present at the Tampere dump. Hand when ringed: 220 mm.
CHR2, ringed as pullus at Kanala (61.41N 24.06E). Other birds, ringed at the same location, are CHR6 and CHR5, both present at Tampere in autumn 2002 as well. After September 01 2002, CHR2 wasn't seen again at Tampere dump and may have started migration from then on.
CHR2, ringed Kanala (61,41-24,06), on 2002-28-06 by Risto Rivaste.
CHR5, ringed Kanala on 2002-28-06.
CHR6, ringed Kanala (61,41-24,06), on 2002-28-06.
Picture below: Antero Lindholm.
CHR2, now in 3cy, with arrested moult at P8. For many more (ringed) fuscus, please visit Antero's website .