Puerto de Pollenca.
The resort is quiet, we are the only two people out, in the only restaurant that is open in the town ! !
We are hoping to photograph Yellow-legged Gull and Audouin's Gull,
us assuming there would be a good number of Audouins wintering on the island.
(not on migration down at the Oed Massa in Morocco with JL ! ! ).
Not many Gulls, bad weather ! !
Day 1. Morning, light ok,
Cala de Calobra,
the only photo opportunity was ! !
Yellow-legged Gull, adult, ''on Rock''
Early afternoon, just south out of Port de Pollenca
5 Audouin's Gull, all adult, (one with no foot)
4 Black-headed Gull
1 Little Egret
c.50 Kentish Plover
Light awful for taking photographs
Audouin's Gull, adult
The light improves for 20 mins
Weather, Dull cloud all day !
We start our day back at Cala de Calobra,
Yellow-legged Gull, 1st winter
the only other photo opportunity
was again ! !
Yellow-legged Gull, adult, on same rock !
another rock (more distant)
Early afternoon, again just south out of Port de Pollenca
Same 5 Audouin's Gull, all adult, (one with no foot)
Light, again awful for taking photographs, 800 ISO
Dull weather and rain forecast for tomorrow !
Grey sky and it's raining !
We head to Portocolom, the weather looks a little brighter this side of the island !
plus we are closer to airport for return flight tonight !
Audouins Gull, 6
Yellow-legged Gull, 4
a brief opportunity to take photos, 800 ISO ! ! !
Ring no: BCCS on White Ring
Shag, 1st c, desmarestii, (Mediterranean)
Fantastic trip ! ! !