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  1. black-headed gull 3

    black-headed gull 3

  2. zitting cisticola

    zitting cisticola

  3. black-headed gull

    black-headed gull

    the worn P8-P10 primaries contrast quite well with the freshly moulted inner primaries
  4. takeoff 2

    takeoff 2

  5. takeoff


  6. juvenile great black-backed gull

    juvenile great black-backed gull

  7. black-headed gull 2

    black-headed gull 2

    moulting primaries
  8. black-headed gull

    black-headed gull

    I love photographing black-headed gulls this time of the year; due to the moulting process, they all look different. The backward moult of the head produces this ephemeral collared appearance, which gives them this “wise old man” look.
  9. zitting cisticola

    zitting cisticola

  10. great black-backed gull (juvenile)

    great black-backed gull (juvenile)

  11. black-headed gull (juvenile)

    black-headed gull (juvenile)

  12. shakin' all over

    shakin' all over

    sandwich tern, after an (unsuccessful) dive
  13. 67-Courlis corlieu Numenius phaeopus Whimbrel- 24 avril 2011.jpg

    67-Courlis corlieu Numenius phaeopus Whimbrel- 24 avril 2011.jpg

    Courlis corlieu - Numenius phaeopus - Whimbrel
  14. brant goose

    brant goose