Saturday, 31 January 2015

ICELAND GULL and RING-BILLED GULL, Nimmo's Pier, Galway, Ireland, 25/1/2015

Day 3 of our ''IRELAND for GULLS'' Trip, 23rd, 24th and 25th January, 2015

We arrive at Nimmo's Pier about 09.00 hours.

There is an Iceland Gull close in near the slipway !

and a bit of unexpected light ! ! !

Iceland Gull, juv / 1st winter

After only 15 mins, the Iceland Gull flew off, distant, on a mission !

Returning again late afternoon, this time only a 5 minute visit !

shortly after the Iceland Gulls first departure, a 1st winter Ring-billed Gull flew in !

Ring-billed Gull, 1st winter

14..00 hours a 2nd winter Ring-billed Gull came on the scene

Ring-billed Gull, 2nd winter

Ring-billed Gull, 2nd winter (taken yesterday at River Lees, Cork)

Ring-billed Gull, adult winter at Nimmo's Pier

16.30 hours, DAY OVER ! !
We head for Shannon Airport, 21.00 hours flight departs for Stansted.
I dropped Mick off at Dartford 15 minutes after midnight !

A stunning 3 Day '''GULL TRIP'''

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