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by lou bertalan
Sat Nov 07, 2009 12:27 pm
Forum: Caspian Gull
Topic: ad cach from Romania, May 2009
Replies: 25
Views: 13832

Re: ad cach from Romania, May 2009

I am sorry to say, but there is the slightest of dark marking on the p5. So still 0 for Jan. Note the bill-shape and hint of red on the upper mandible. Theo that's merely a "ghost" of a hint of a dark mark ... and still most probably a pure caspian for me with that pattern in outer primaries. very ...
by lou bertalan
Fri Nov 06, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: Caspian Gull
Topic: ad cach from Romania, May 2009
Replies: 25
Views: 13832

Re: ad cach from Romania, May 2009

Good ones again Theo! but a total lack of any markings I have yet to see. JanJ well, this one might be the first you see, jan? ;) i myself waited long time to see such a bird - without any p5 mark and surely my exitement is big - thanks, theo. we'll probably not be able to know if it has argentatus...
by lou bertalan
Fri Nov 06, 2009 1:03 pm
Forum: Caspian Gull
Topic: 2cy bird from Romania
Replies: 3
Views: 1521

Re: 2cy bird from Romania

This bird appeared in a flock of many cachinnans, 1 fuscus and 2 heuglini on 20090517 at Tulcea, Romania. Any ideas? Theo hi theo, can you tell the reason why you think it does not look right for a 2cy michahellis? primary moult is ok as is everything else to my eyes. strangely, YLG is not as commo...