same bird taking off

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Picture ID: 417
Upload: 15.03.2010
Photo date: 22 August 2009
Location: vadu
Photographer © joszef szabo
Gallery: cachinnans 2cy july-december
Species: larus cachinnans

note totally worn rectrices, generally bad state of the bird - it is in full moult and this consumes a lot of energy. primary moult: p1-5 new, p6 (and 7?) missing, p8-10 old and very worn.

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