Red C1X6 Herring Gull Larus argentatus as a 1cy-2cy-3cy

Larus argentatus
RR (red right C1X6) Herring Gull Larus argentatus moulting to 1st-winter plumage. Tara dump, SW Finland 11.9.2005.
Almost all scapulars already moulted. Ringed as pullus 1.7.2005 at Pelisalmi, Kangasala (ca.15km SE from Tara). Foto: Hannu Koskinen


Crop of the RR C1X6 11.9.2005

Larus argentatus
1st-winter RR (red right C1X6) Herring Gull Larus argentatus at Tara dump, SW Finland 2.10.2005. Foto: Hannu Koskinen


Crop of the RR C1X6 2.10.2005


Larus argentatus
RR (red right C1X6) Herring Gull Larus argentatus moulting to 2nd-winter plumage. Tara dump, SW Finland 15.10.2006.
Pretty advanced, clean and pale plumage. Foto: Hannu Koskinen


Crop of the RR C1X6 15.10.2006

Larus argentatus
RR (red right C1X6) Herring Gull Larus argentatus moulting to 3rd-winter plumage. Tara dump, SW Finland 23.9.2007.
An advanced plumage. Foto: Hannu Koskinen

Larus argentatus
RR (red right C1X6) Herring Gull Larus argentatus moulting to 3rd-winter plumage. Tara dump, SW Finland 23.9.2007. Foto: Hannu Koskinen

Larus argentatus
RR (red right C1X6) Herring Gull Larus argentatus moulting to 3rd-winter plumage. Tara dump, SW Finland 23.9.2007.
P10 with a large mirror still growing (just visible), hardly any black in tail. Foto: Hannu Koskinen

Larus argentatus
RR (red right C1X6) Herring Gull Larus argentatus moulting to 3rd-winter plumage. Tara dump, SW Finland 23.9.2007.
Compare with a common 3rd-w. plumage-type argentatus on the right. Foto: Hannu Koskinen


Crop of the RR C1X6 23.9.2007