Friday, 22 January 2016

Gulls on Ice

A few more pics from yesterday all digiscoped:

Juvenile Glaucous Gull
Second-winter Glaucous Gull - small area of pink at the tip of the bill, but not visible in photo
Adult or Near adult Caspian Gull
The gull above was not 100% convincing at times on the ice, but when it slipped into a patch of open water it transformed into a beautiful elegant Caspian Gull.

Finnish Ringed Herring Gull Complete with Yellow Legs

Another Herring Gull with Yellow Legs - Possibly a 'Baltic Yellow Legged' Herring Gull

Note the Similarity of the Underwing Pattern of the Primaries to a Caspian Gull (this is said to be a feature of some Herring Gulls from the Baltic

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