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by Theo Muusse
Tue Aug 12, 2014 9:33 am
Forum: Identification
Topic: 2cy cachinnans ?
Replies: 10
Views: 5324

Re: 2cy cachinnans ?

It looks like the inner primaries in at least the right wing appear to be 2nd generation.
Together with the dark underwing, why not a lbbg type?

Theo
by Theo Muusse
Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:46 pm
Forum: Identification
Topic: cachinnans???
Replies: 1
Views: 1197

Re: cachinnans???

The front-view does not help.
I vote for a yellow-legged gull, with cachinnans on second place.

Theo
by Theo Muusse
Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Identification
Topic: Sp, Gull seen on 15.4.14 - WHAT IS THAT ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2448

Re: Sp, Gull seen on 15.4.14 - WHAT IS THAT ?

Hi Amir, the full winter plumage on this date, combined with the active moult should suggest a high arctic bird. The cachinnans like head with long legs and darkish mantle suggest the former "pale big heuglini/ taimirensis form. The large amount of neck-streaking is obvious. The non-angle bill is ob...
by Theo Muusse
Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:32 pm
Forum: Hungary
Topic: CGs_Hortobágy_Hungary_2014_March_I
Replies: 3
Views: 2767

Re: CGs_Hortobágy_Hungary_2014_March_I

The moult in the inner wing is different in both wings, with p4-p7 in the right wing and p1-p6 in the left, together with S1. This reminds me of a bird having moulted as a result of some illness. This is accentuated by the un-moulted secondaries and rectrices. If it is really a very advanced bids I ...
by Theo Muusse
Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: Identification
Topic: graelsii/intermedius or Heuglin's gull?
Replies: 2
Views: 1537

Re: graelsii/intermedius or Heuglin's gull?

It looks the best for graellsii or intermedius... To me.

Theo
by Theo Muusse
Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:12 pm
Forum: location Bucharest
Topic: Odd 2cy bird - February 27th 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1703

Re: Odd 2cy bird - February 27th 2014

I get a argentatus feeling here too.

Theo
by Theo Muusse
Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:10 pm
Forum: location other - Netherlands
Topic: Katwijk aan Zee - 01 March 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1584

Re: Katwijk aan Zee - 01 March 2014

What a dark bird is that 3rd winter flying towards us!

Theo
by Theo Muusse
Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: Lesser Black-backed Gull
Topic: Section "Baltic Gull - Larus fuscus fuscus"
Replies: 10
Views: 6709

Re: Section "Baltic Gull - Larus fuscus fuscus"

Nice to report is that currently a ringed 1st winter is staying in my home town.
The first March record for Holland, this bird was first discovered at Oss in February.

Theo
by Theo Muusse
Tue Feb 18, 2014 11:02 pm
Forum: location other - Netherlands
Topic: Barneveld 17-02-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 5147

Barneveld 17-02-2014

Yesterday I spent a nice afternoon at Barneveld, Gelderland, Holland.

Theo
by Theo Muusse
Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:40 pm
Forum: Other taxa & hybrids
Topic: gulls of crete
Replies: 5
Views: 2250

Re: gulls of crete

Yes, mysteries.
I think I see a 2nd winter heuglini.
The other two I do not want to guess yet.

Theo