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Black-headed Gull
1st-winter bird. Heavy crop, it was a fair way off.

Thank you for your comments, stay safe and well.

John
Habitat
Breeds in colonies beside fresh, brackish or salt water in swamps, reeds and other vegetation, often on islands, shingle-bars and sandspits. Outside breeding season both coastal and inland. Found on sandy and muddy shores and estuaries, and inland on farmland, playing-fields, reservoirs and gravel pits. As a vagrant in the United States often found with Bonaparte's Gulls or other gulls at loafing areas (Opus)
Location
London, UK (taken at home)
Date taken
5 December 2021
Scientific name
Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Equipment used
Canon EOS 7D Mk II, Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/800th sec, f/8, ISO 640
can hear it yelling up to here, John, perfectly composed portrait of this lovely gull, love it, many tfs!!
 
Supporter
Looks like it has a bone to pick with another bird and you captured this Gull beautifully John!
 
Supporter
Fabulous picture of this beautiful gull vocalizing. Great focus, pose, setting, and background. First-class John! TFS!
 

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Category
Britain & Europe
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Date added
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Comment count
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Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Aperture
ƒ/8
Focal length
400.0 mm
Exposure time
1/800 second(s)
ISO
640
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
Black-headed Gull 443A9681 1100 standard Flickr.jpg
File size
91.7 KB
Date taken
Sun, 05 December 2021 11:59 AM
Dimensions
1100px x 619px

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