Sunday 30 October 2016

CASPIAN GULL, adult, Dungeness, 30/10/2016

Dungeness, by the fishing boats, 14.30 hours - 16.00 hours, 30/10/2016

20 Mediterranean Gull were roosting on the shingle, immediately departing on our arrival !

With the wind increase up to 10, white crests on the waves, Mick declared today everything was good for a Caspian !

c15.30 hours, Mick stood up beaming, triumphantly stating, 'there is a Caspian out there' !

MC, SG and later DW joined us for an hour of excellent photo opportunities of this ''stunning gull'' ! !

Caspian Gull, adult

Wednesday 26 October 2016

CASPIAN GULL, 1st winter, Dungeness, 23/10/2016

Dungeness, by the fishing boats, 23/10/2016

Caspian Gull, 1st winter

Common Gull


Saturday, 22nd, little of interest to point the camera at !

2 Guillemot kept 'popping up', feeding very close in.


Great Black-backed Gull, 1st winter

Sunday 16 October 2016

Saturday 8 October 2016

Dungeness, 7/10/2016

Dungeness, by the fishing boats, 7/10/2016

Lesser Black-backed Gull, Larus fuscus intermedius          

Ringed 4/7/2016, Haaboene, Lindesnes, Vest-Agder, Norway, has travelled 888 miles in 95 days.

Sunday 2 October 2016

Caspian Gull, 1st winter, Dungeness, 1/10/2016

Dungeness, by the Fishing Boats, 14.30 - 17.30 hours, 1/10/2016

joined by MC and DC.

16.10 hours, DC picked out this 1st winter Caspian Gull as it flew in,
it settled for 5 minutes, then flew off west not to be seen again this day !

Caspian Gull, 1st winter

Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2nd winter

Lesser Black-backed Gull, juvenile

Great Black-backed Gull, Yellow ring: 5AA1

Great Black-backed Gull, Black ring: JC046

Herring Gull, Red ring: ZNB