Yellow-legged Gull from Kaniv (central Ukraine) bred in Poland. - V.N. Grishchenko, E.D. Yablonovska-Grishchenko. - Berkut. 14 (1). 2005. - P. 139-141.
A bird ringed on 23.05.2000 in a colony near Kaniv (49.46 N, 31.27 E, ring Kiev L–002483, nestling) was found breeding (female on clutch) in Poland on the Vistula river near Wloclawek (52.39 N, 19.08 E, 913 km). The colony in Kaniv has appeared in 1992 (13 nests). Number of birds has quickly increased, in 2003 and 2004 the colony numbered 440 and 442 nests, respectively. During 9 years 3049 chicks were ringed. Majority of recoveries have received from central and western Europe. [Russian].
Key words: Yellow-legged Gull, Larus cachinnans, breeding, expansion, ringing, dispersal.
Address: V.N. Grishchenko, Kaniv Nature Reserve, 19000 Kaniv, Ukraine; e-mail: vgrishchenko@mail.ru.