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  1. L

    Immature gull ID, England

    I am continually baffled by immature large gulls that were all known as Herring Gulls when I was learning my birds many decades ago. This one doesn't look like a straightforward argenteus to me, but I'm having trouble placing it. Perhaps some hybrid combination? When I first saw it I thought I...
  2. Little Gull

    Little Gull

    A first winter bird
  3. J

    Yellow-legged gulls, Nottinghamshire, UK, Aug 2021

    Hi all, I'm organising some old photos. These are from 15th August 2021 at Langford Lowfields (Phase 3). There were three YLGs reported to be present at the time, and I think the first two photos probably show three YLGs, one great black-backed, and one lesser black-backed. The third photo...
  4. Scozmos

    Little or Black headed?

    Good morning all. Up visiting the folks at the weekend and spotted these along the shore next to Fort George, Ardersier. It's only now editing the photos I wondered are they Little or Black Headed gulls, adult and youngster? I notice the two younger birds have yellow on the beaks. Thanks all.
  5. Yellow legged Gull 250.jpg

    Yellow legged Gull 250.jpg

    She's not laughing at his joke !
  6. Herring Gull in Winter plumage on the Caledonian canal

    Herring Gull in Winter plumage on the Caledonian canal

    Lots of gulls on the canal, picking some of them out is a challenge ... Herring Gull juvenile?
  7. Y

    Recommended camera for HAWKE ENDURANCE ED 85mm

    Hi, I currently digiscope using my Google pix phone with a Hawke endurance 85mm scope with zoom lens. I watch and photograph gulls at some distance and it's only good enough for record shots really. Ring codes are usually blurred at this distance. I would like to give a camera a try. I don't...
  8. gulls


    they go crazy for bread
  9. M

    Large Gull Challenge - 50 shades of grey!!

    All birds were seen this week in Madrid: The first bird is a 2cy LBBG. The second bird is a 2cy YLG. The third bird has characteristics of a 2cy HG: Heavy bicolored bill, is the lightest of the three, heavy streaking on the head. Comments appreciated.
  10. Laughing Gull

    Laughing Gull

    Laughing Gull dropping in to Locate a fish dinner
  11. Laughing Gull

    Laughing Gull

    Flying over a coastal salt marsh
  12. Herring Gull

    Herring Gull

    Adult bird near the beach at Redcar
  13. JoeGBirder

    Bonaparte's Gulls in Pine Point, Maine, USA

    I know they're not that rare but if anyone living near Maine is interested I spotted at least 12 Bonaparte's Gulls around 8:30 at Pine Point Beach, Maine. This was about a week or so ago, so I'm not sure if they're gone now, but if you live close to that beach and are interested I recommend...
  14. Immature gull

    Immature gull

    Unknown young gull at Redcar. Gulls are hard enough to ID at the best of times. I got no chance with immatures!
  15. Parasitic Jaeger

    Parasitic Jaeger

    Parasitic Jaeger
  16. Common Gull

    Common Gull

  17. Poop deck

    Poop deck

    Gulls on boating lake rowing boats, not available for hire at the moment.
  18. Sabine's Gull

    Sabine's Gull

  19. Beak wag

    Beak wag

    Gulls having a chat (like chin-wag)
  20. nom nom nom

    nom nom nom

    Gulls feeding from a fishing boat.
  21. Late result

    Late result

    Owls Three: Gulls 5
  22. Calling for their friend...

    Calling for their friend...

    Alan,Alan, Alan, Alan, Alan... that's not Alan. Ow, Steve, Steve, Steve!
  23. Bonaparte's Gull

    Bonaparte's Gull

    Bonaparte's Gull feeding in a river along the Denali Highway.
  24. Mediterranean Gull

    Mediterranean Gull

    1st calendar year bird post juvenile.
  25. Caspian Gull

    Caspian Gull

    A classic first calendar year bird