nominate Lesser Black-backed Gull (L. f. fuscus)
Amir Ben Dov (Israel)
Hannu Koskinen (Finland)
Mars Muusse (the Netherlands)
Larus fuscus fuscus adult U7BJ October 30 2009 & March 26 2013, Ashdod, Israel. Pictures Amir Ben Dov.
U7BJ was found injured and taken into care. Early October 2009, it was ringed by Yoav Perlman (rings supplied by Risto Juvaste from Finland) and released by Amir Ben Dov.
below: fuscus fuscus adult U7BJ October 30 2009, Ashdod, Israel. Pictures Amir Ben Dov.
Now, three weeks later it still looks strong and healthy.
A dark grey adult, photographed in rainy weather. Slender bird with pointed long wings when resting.
below: fuscus adult U7BJ March 26 2013, Ashdod, Israel. Picture: Amir Ben Dov.
Small mirror on P10.