Adult European Herring Gulls – 20140526

Images of adult European Herring Gulls Larus argentatus argenteus, photographed in the gull colony of IJmuiden (Forteiland), the Netherlands, 26 May 2014.

All birds have been ringed in the colony and fitted with a metal ring and a green color ring.

Green Y.BNK, ringed the previous week (19 May 2014).

Green Y.BNK, ringed the previous week (19 May 2014). In the background an adult Lesser Black-backed Gull.

Green Y.BNL, ringed the previous week (19 May 2014), among adult Lesser Black-backed Gulls.

Green Y.BNL, ringed the previous week (19 May 2014), among adult Lesser Black-backed Gulls.

Green Y.BNL, ringed the previous week (19 May 2014), among adult Lesser Black-backed Gulls.

Green Y.BNL, ringed the previous week (19 May 2014), among adult Lesser Black-backed Gulls.

Green Y.BBZ, ringed as an adult in May 2012.

Green Y.BBZ, ringed as an adult in May 2012.

Green Y.BBZ, ringed as an adult in May 2012. Inner primaries P1 and P2 have been dropped.

Green Y.BBZ, ringed as an adult in May 2012. Inner primaries P1 and P2 have been dropped.

7th-calendar year Green Y.ACW, ringed as a pullus in June 2008.

7th-calendar year Green Y.ACW, ringed as a pullus in June 2008. Inner primary P1 has been dropped.

Green Y.BHN. Inner primaries P1 and P2 have been dropped.

Green Y.BHN. Inner primaries P1 and P2 have been dropped.

Green Y.BJZ. Inner primary P1 has been dropped.

Green Y.BJZ. Inner primary P1 has been dropped.

Green Y.BKD, ringed as an adult in May 2013. P1 and P2 have been dropped in the left wing, while in the right wing only P1 has been dropped.

Green Y.BKD, ringed as an adult in May 2013. P1 and P2 have been dropped in the left wing, while in the right wing only P1 has been dropped.

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