Last week I did 2 attempts to see Belgium's 3rd King eider, in which I unfortunately did not succeed. Since I was in the harbour of Zeebrugge, where our largest colony of large gulls is located I tried to read some rings and take some pictures. All birds seen were locally-ringed.
LBBG blue MMA.B (E. Stienen).
LBBG blue LZA.R (E. Stienen).
LBBG LHA.F (E. Stienen).
LBBG KY.AL (E. Stienen), this bird had a problem with its right leg.
LBBG blue DB.AL (E. Stienen).
LBBG with chicks.
Herring gull bue GDA.J (E. Stienen).
From the land of ice and Blackcaps
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