Caspian Gull
scientific name: 
Larus cachinnans

Red ring with a white four alpha-numeric code : starting letter 'K' followed by three numbers.

note 1 : used codes are :
K701-800 (1999)
K801-900 (2000)
K901-000 (2001-2002)
KA01-00 (2001-2003 )
KH01-00 (2003-2004)
KE01-00 (2003-2006)
KN01-KN00 (2006-2008)
KYxx, where “x” is number or letter (since 2020)

note 2 : birds were ringed mainly by Nikolai Yakovets up to 2008.

note 3 : rings could be used on L. cachinnans, L. argentatus, L. fuscus , L. michahellis and hybrids between these four species.

note 4 : both adults and chicks are ringing in breeding colonies.

note 5 : there are quite many hybrids, not always possible to identify in the field, so please take a digit photo if possible.

note 6 :

email sighting submit: 
email sighting submit (2): 
Belarus Bird Ringing Centre, Irina Samusenko.
colour-ring type: 
Legring : one, coded.
colour-ring colour (of the c-ring): 
Red [R]
colour-ring code (of the c-ring): 
Four alpha-numeric code (4 letters/numbers).
countries where ringed: 
First letter/number (of the c-ring):