1cy Caspian Gull – 20131123

This very obliging first-calendar year Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans entertained us on the beach of Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, this morning.

First-calendar year Caspian Gull. Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

First-calendar year Caspian Gull. Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

First-calendar year Caspian Gull. Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

First-calendar year Caspian Gull. Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

Open wing and tail pattern show all the classic characteristics for a Caspian Gull. Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

Open wing and tail pattern show all the classic characteristics for a Caspian Gull. Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

With Herring Gulls in the background. Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

With Herring Gulls in the background. Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

Another good way of identifying Caspian Gulls is by its call. Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

Another good way of identifying Caspian Gulls is by its call. Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

The posture has a hint of Herring Gull about it? Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

The posture has a hint of Herring Gull about it? Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

Open wing and tail pattern show all the classic characteristics for a Caspian Gull. Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

Open wing and tail pattern show all the classic characteristics for a Caspian Gull. Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23 November 2013.

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