17 December 2012

1st. w. Herring gull (L. argentatus). 15 & 16-12-12


Two differentr individuals at Tarragona during the weekend. The first was seen by Camil Albert (thanks for the pictures). These are two different but classical HG types. The first is very pale and worn, but the second is realy fresh, note a big ammount of juvenile escapulars.

29 September 2012

27 February 2012

9 January 2012

Herring gull (L. argentatus), 08-01-12

Herring gull (L. argentatus), 08-01-12. Adult and 2nd winter bird. This is a heavy individual but note the dark rump and tail and the lack of grey escapulars.