Start Point 27 November

Yesterday midday at Start Point, between about 1200 and 1300hrs, a large passage  of c150 Lesser-Black-backed Gulls, showing characteristics of   blackish winged Larus fuscus intermedius or Larus fuscus (Baltic Gull).  Of these only about 10% were juveniles. Gulls flew mainly in gaggles of 20 -30 birds low over the top of the point in a short patch of clear weather.  Total of 130 adult birds physically counted.

Posted November 28th, 2017 at 7:36 pm by Michael Woodman-Smith in Bird News