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  1. Barred Wobbler

    Herring Gull, North Shields, UK.

    That apparently dark colour is more to do with the direction of the light falling on the wing and the reflection of it, rather than wrong exposure. The sun was coming in from a very low angle behind me at the time (after 2pm, when sunset is before 5pm). Similar in a way, but for differing...
  2. Barred Wobbler

    Herring Gull, North Shields, UK.

    Unfortunately, I don't have any showing the upper side, but my friend's photos from Tuesday do, and the upper side is a very pale silver-grey, a herring gull colour. I think if it had been half black-back, he'd have noticed, anyway.
  3. Barred Wobbler

    Herring Gull, North Shields, UK.

    Sadly, I'm not the greatest gull fan. I'm not into the multitude of intricacies of ageing and allocation to subspecies in common, I suspect, with many more. To my shame, beyond telling which species they are, I tend to categorise them as 'grown up' 'just a child' and 'not grown up yet'. I was...