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

Black ring with a white three alpha-numeric code : n.xn or nxn, where n is a number and x a letter. (the '.' = dot -if present- is a check character)

note 1 : birds ringed on Guernsey.

note 2 : the dot can be in a high, mid or low point on the ring. The colour rings are usually on the right tarsus, with a metal ring on the left tarsus.

note 3 : details of all my gull colour ring projects are available on the web site. All birds are ringed in the Bailiwick of Guernsey.

note 4 : Annual Reports are available on the Guernsey Gulls web site ( and also on the Guernsey Gulls Blogspot (
Check also :

note 5 : 

email sighting submit: 
snailmail sighting submit: 
Paul K Veron, Chairman, Alderney Bird Observatory, Links Cottage, Route des Carrieres, Alderney, GY9 3YE.
colour-ring type: 
Legring : one, coded.
colour-ring colour: 
Black (Niger) [N]
colour-ring code: 
Three alpha-numeric code (3 letters/numbers).
countries where ringed: