Sunday, 24 July 2011

Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus intermedius) with leucisme

This Lesser Black-backed Gull (ssp. intermedius) with symmetric aberrations in the colour of primary coverts was seen on the island Nordre Ronner, North Jutland in Denmark, on 2 May 2011.

1 comment:

Maarten van Kleinwee said...

Hi Kent,

Interesting to see that it is often the greater primary coverts which are affected. See some more examples here from The Netherlands:

Green M.ABT

Individual 2

indidivual 3

Excellent blog btw, thanks for sharing your observations.


Maarten van Kleinwee
The Netherlands