Monday, 3 January 2011

No.48 Iceland Gull

A modest start to our birding year, after the 25 species along the lanes on New Years day we went to Top Hill Low yesterday and only increased to 43 species as a lot of the water was frozen, not one wader included.

Today we got to Scarborough Harbour and picked up the Iceland Gull that has been present the last four days. As usual I was a bit later than the other local bird photographers but the light was great.


Chris said...

Euh How come you are getting this guy? ;-) That's a nice gull and I love it, but I've to say it is quite common over here, yet I never got as beautiful pictures as yours ;-)

Mike Randall Bird Photography said...

Thanks Chris, I never realised how 'prety' this gull was, I had the advantage of great light although seemed at times my autofocus had packed up!
I next saw a close to Commorant but could not focus!

Mary Howell Cromer said...

Beautiful captures and the banner image is amazing in quality~