nominate Lesser Black-backed Gull (L. f. fuscus)
Amir Ben Dov (Israel)
Hannu Koskinen (Finland)
Mars Muusse (the Netherlands)
Larus fuscus fuscus adult C3X3, January 20 2010 & March 02 2012, Ashdod. Pictures Amir Ben Dov.
C3X3, ringed on July 01 1997 near Kokkola, W-Finland.
below: 16cy C3X3, March 02 2012, Ashdod. Pictures Amir Ben Dov.
Complete moult finished. But note the primary moult stage in the bird in the forground.
below: 14cy C3X3, January 20 2010, Ashdod. Pictures Amir Ben Dov.
Complete moult nearly finished, with P8 fully grown, and P9 seems to be at the length of P7 (but hard to determine).