nominate Lesser Black-backed Gull (L. f. fuscus)

(last update: 25-1-2010)

Amir Ben Dov (Israel)
Hannu Koskinen (Finland)
Mars Muusse (the Netherlands)

fuscus rings

fuscus 1cy July
fuscus 1cy Aug
fuscus 1cy Sept
fuscus 1cy Oct
fuscus 1cy Nov
fuscus 1cy Dec

fuscus 2cy Jan
fuscus 2cy Feb
fuscus 2cy March
fuscus 2cy April
fuscus 2cy May
fuscus 2cy June
fuscus 2cy July
fuscus 2cy Aug
fuscus 2cy Sept
fuscus 2cy Oct
fuscus 2cy Nov

fuscus 2cy Dec

fuscus 3cy Jan
fuscus 3cy Feb
fuscus 3cy March
fuscus 3cy April
fuscus 3cy May
fuscus 3cy June
fuscus 3cy July
fuscus 3cy August

fuscus 3cy Sept

fuscus 3cy October
fuscus 3cy Nov
fuscus 3cy Dec

fuscus 4cy Jan
fuscus 4cy Feb
fuscus 4cy March
fuscus 4cy April
fuscus 4cy May
fuscus 4cy June
fuscus 4cy July
fuscus 4cy Aug
fuscus 4cy Sept

fuscus 4cy Oct
fuscus 4cy Nov
fuscus 4cy Dec

fuscus ad Jan
fuscus ad Feb
fuscus ad March
fuscus ad April
fuscus ad May
fuscus ad June
fuscus ad July
fuscus ad Aug
fuscus unringed Aug
fuscus ad Sept
fuscus ad Oct
fuscus ad Nov
fuscus ad Dec

Larus fuscus fuscus 13CY-16CY C5P4, 2009-2012, Ashdod. Pictures Amir Ben Dov & Yoav Perlman.

Bird ringed as pullus in Maksamaa, Finland (63.4505, 21.8769) on July 14 1997 by Risto Juvaste. Also seen in Israel in 1999, 2000, 2001. Ring becomes hard to read.

below: 13cy C5P4, December 08 2009, Ashdod. Picture Yoav Perlman.

Probably only P10 still old, P9 already shed.

below: 13cy C5P4, February 10 2009, Ashdod. Picture Amir Ben Dov.

P9 fully grown, P10 has to grow just a few inches. Note there is another bird standing right behind C5P4.

below: 15cy C5P4, March 08 2011, Ashdod. Picture Amir Ben Dov.

Black on bill.

below: 16cy C5P4, December 21 2012, Ashdod. Picture Amir Ben Dov.

P7/-. Complete moult in last stage. Again black on bill.