Titel: 1cy "pure" Caspian Gull from Ukraine in Stockholm
Beskrivelse: This Caspian Gull was ringed as a pullus on 5th June 2010 in Cherkasy near Kiev(Ukraine) by a Polish ringing programme from Gdansk. It is reported to be an individual from a "pure" population of Caspian gulls. It was sighted in the middle of Stockholm city along Skeppsbron among dozens of other gull species on 14th September 2010. Distance was 1,427km NNW from its original ringing site after 101 days. Yellow ring code: PUCZ (right leg). Metal ring number: Kiev L-009681 (left leg).
Beskrivelse: During a gull photo session along Skeppsbron downtown Stockholm this adult herring gull started to make calls.
Since that day I understand much better why a herring gull has no problem to swallow even a big fish...