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Johan Niss, Rörsjöstaden, Malmö - 2024-04-15

Hej, fick svar om obsen David E hade 14/4:

Dear Johan

Very many thanks for keeping us posted.
This is the 6th sighting of the Med gull, which hatched in Mecklenburg in 2022 season.
Please find the rambler´s CV enclosed.

Pass on our thanks and kind regards to David, please.

We`d like to know, if you hear again from a yellow tagged one.

kind regards


The German Colour-ringing project with Mediterranean Gulls uses green and yellow rings with codes of four letters/numbers, always starting with letter *A*.
Recovery administration is shared between Hendrik Trapp (eastern Germany) and Volker Dierschke (western Germany).

Thank you for reporting your sighting. Previously known data of your bird(s) are given below.

Database managing: Ulrich Knief Mail to:

 © by Dominique Halleux, 2023

Metal ring

Current colour ring Former colour ring Species

Age at ringing


Ringing date Ringing place Latitude/Longitude Ringer





Hiddensee IA 206059

yellow AKLL

Mediterranean gull (Larus melanocephalus) Pullus: nestling or chick, unable to fly unknown


Insel Langenwerder, Colony, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 54° 01' 37'' N 011° 29' 34'' E

Bernd Heinze

nest no. 2;

 sibling yellow AKLK;

 Date Place Country Latitude / Longitude Km Days Type Finder Remarks

 Ijmuiden, Strand, Noord-Holland

 06.05.2023 Ile Aux Oiseaux, Préverenges, Vaud Switzerland 46° 30' 25'' N 006° 32' 07'' E 907 322 p Terry Guillaume amongst 35 Med Gulls; 2 Slender-billed Gulls as well;

 Ile Aux Oiseaux, Préverenges, Vaud

 04.11.2023 Bembridge Harbour, Bembridge, Isle of England 50° 41' 39'' N 001° 05' 46'' W 931 504 v Wight

Mark Buckley

"MG numbers have increased a little recently";

 Plage de la Banche, Binic, Côtes d'Armor

 14.04.2024 Revet, north of Simrishamns harbour, Sweden 55° 33' 40'' N 014° 21' 00'' E 250 666 p David Erterius Skane

Type of recovery: v - colour ring read, m - metal ring read, p - photographed, c - trapped and released, d - found dead

Johan Niss, Rörsjöstaden, Malmö - 2024-04-15

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