Lesser Black-backed Gull
scientific name: 
Larus fuscus
EURING code: 

White ring with a black two alpha code.

note 1 : birds are ringed on Skomer Island.

note 2 : in earlier years, were used the letters up to NZ in white with black lettering and this year’s will be OA-OZ, green rings with white lettering. We only use 20 letters ABCDFHIJKLNOPSTUVXYZ, since the others are too large (W&M) or too like other letters (EGQR).

note 3 : white ring on tibia and metal ring on other tarsus.

note 4 : 

email sighting submit: 
snailmail sighting submit: 
Matt Wood,
colour-ring type: 
Legring : one, coded.
colour-ring colour: 
White [W]
colour-ring code: 
Two alpha code (2 letters).
colour-ring position: 
Tibia right.
countries where ringed: 
United Kingdom.