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by Kent Olsen
Mon Dec 06, 2010 1:49 pm
Forum: Caspian Gull
Topic: Caspian? or hybrid in Denmark
Replies: 5
Views: 2466

Caspian? or hybrid in Denmark

The Caspian with some argentatus-jizz and slight head-streaking has supposedly returned to Aarhus Harbour for its at least fourth winter. Please have a look: http://gulldk.blogspot.com/2010/12/caspian-gull-larus-cachinnans-ad-2_04.html Some of you have already commented last winter http://www.talk.g...
by Kent Olsen
Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:43 pm
Forum: Common Gull
Topic: Common Gull in Norway
Replies: 1
Views: 2712

Common Gull in Norway

In February 2010 I had the opportunity to spend a few days in Stavanger, Norway and the most promising gull spot was the partly frozen lake at Breidavatn in central city. A large number of Common Gulls were seen on each visit and their variability in moult progression was striking. The plumage varia...
by Kent Olsen
Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: Other taxa & hybrids
Topic: Glaucous-vinged gull in denmark
Replies: 6
Views: 3391

Re: Glaucous-vinged gull in denmark

This evening I relocated the Danish Glaucous-winged Gull in the most northern part of Aarhus Harbor (http://www.findvej.dk/56.1651,10.22928?zoom=17&maptype=2), but again it was seen only for a few minutes before it flew off again towards the eastern harbor Photos and video at GullDK (http://gulldk.b...
by Kent Olsen
Tue Mar 30, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: White-winged Species
Topic: Putative Kumliens Gull in Denmark?
Replies: 3
Views: 3800

Putative Kumliens Gull in Denmark?

Hi all Some of you might have seen this gull many years ago, but as time goes on we learn new things and gain more experience with odd individuals, so please have a look again ;-) http://gulldk.blogspot.com/2008/01/kumliens-mge-larus-glaucoides-kumlieni.html There has been some debate concerning the...
by Kent Olsen
Mon Dec 21, 2009 5:11 pm
Forum: Other taxa & hybrids
Topic: Glaucous-vinged gull in denmark
Replies: 6
Views: 3391

Re: Glaucous-vinged gull in denmark

The Danish Glaucous-winged Gull was today relocated in Aarhus Harbor, but only seen for just few minutes before flying off again. The latest week has given massive influx of large gulls in the harbor as snow and frost reduces feeding opportunities in the hinterland; thus the large gulls stay and fee...
by Kent Olsen
Sat Dec 19, 2009 7:51 am
Forum: Identification
Topic: cachinnans? or hybrid in Denmark
Replies: 5
Views: 2619

cachinnans? or hybrid in Denmark

We have a Caspian lookalike with some argentatus-jizz in Aarhus Harbor. This is the third winter that we see this adult gull in the harbor and there is a completely match between years. All three years is has had the almost complete white summer head from November when arriving at the site. It has o...