Geelpootmeeuw Larus michahellis als nieuwe broedvogel in België

H. J. P Vercruijsse, Eric Stienen, Jeroen van Waeyenberge

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    Abstract

    In 2002, two pure pairs of Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis nested in the outer harbour of Zeebrugge, Belgium. In the vicinity of these pairs, also two individuals were found interbreeding with Herring Gull Larus argentatus and Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus, respectively. The pure pairs both produced three fledglings. This is the first instance of pure breeding pairs along the North Sea. It fits well in the ongoing northward expansion of the breeding range of this species.
    Original languageDutch
    JournalNatuur.oriolus. Themanummer Meeuwen
    Volume68
    Issue number3
    Pages (from-to)120-122
    Number of pages3
    Publication statusPublished - 2002

    Thematic list

    • Ports
    • Breeding birds
    • Sea and coastal birds

    EWI Biomedical sciences

    • B005-zoology

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