Articles

Many of my blog posts are trip reports or contain mainly photos. Every once in a while I also write in-depth articles about specific topics. To make these articles easier to find, I will list them here separately.

Characteristics

Identifying nearly-fledged Herring Gulls and Lesser Black-backed Gulls in the field
Deciphering the black mark on P9 of Black-headed Gulls
Bill and eye characteristics in European Herring Gulls
Primary pattern variation in individual European Herring Gull
Ring-billed Gulls vs Common Gulls: comparison from a Dutch perspective
Adult American Herring Gulls, seen from a Dutch perspective
Tertial spots in sub-adult and adult gulls

Behavior

Forward posture
Mew-call

Choking
Kleptoparasitic behavior in Black-headed Gulls towards Sanderlings

Aging

Are bare patches in Herring Gulls a sign of old age?

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