2CY Lesser Black-backed Gulls in January – El Jadida, Morocco, 20170109

Images of second-calendar year Lesser Black-backed Gulls, seen at the landfill of El Jadida, Morocco, 9 January 2017. Shown are individuals that are not ringed.

See also 2CY Lesser Black-backed Gulls in January – Anza, Morocco 2017.

Bird 1

Beautiful bird in apperantly full juvenile plumage, no feathers seem to have been moulted yet.

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Bird 2

No coverts replaced.

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Bird 3

Some inner coverts replaced.

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Bird 4

No replaced coverts.

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Bird 5

No replaced coverts.

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Bird 6

Some replaced coverts. Dark tail.

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Bird 7

No or few coverts replaced.

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Bird 10

No replaced coverts.

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Bird 11

Many coverts replaced.

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