Reading ringed gulls in Leiden and Katwijk – 20171117

Checking my local gull spots in Leiden and Katwijk, the Netherlands, today resulted in a nice list of 28 rings: 22 Black-headed Gulls and 6 Herring Gulls.

Below are some of the photos that I was able to take.

Black-headed Gull White EJA5 in Leiden:


Black-headed Gull Arnhem 3659678 in Leiden. Now in her 4th-calendar, she still shows an orange bill and legs each year:


Black-headed Gull White E0TC in Leiden:


Herring Gull Arnhem 6169883 in Leiden:


Highlight of the day was seeing the returning Black-headed Gull with Norwegian ring up close in Katwijk:



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