Herring Gull
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Taken at Musselburgh on 21st January 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Going aff it's heid.
Taken at Troon on 12th August 2018 using
Nikon D500
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Posing!
Taken at Port Seton on 8th April 2016 using
Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Another Poser
Taken at Troon on 23rd October 2016 using
Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Another Poser
Taken at Strathclyde Park on 31st of December 2015 using
Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Dunbar on 7th December 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Saltcoats on 26th August 2018 using Nikon D200 with
Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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1st Cycle
Taken at Stevenston on 1st October 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Still demanding food.
Taken at Irvine harbour on 26th August 2018 using Nikon D200

with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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2nd Cycle
Taken at Saltcoats on 3rd June 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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1st Cycle
Taken at Irvine Harbour on 11th January 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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1st Cycle
Taken at Stevenston on 11th January 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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2nd Cycle
Taken at Port Seton on 12th February 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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3rd Cycle
Taken at Musselburgh on 27th July 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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1st Cycle
Taken at Belhaven Bay on 31st December  2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Hatchling
Taken at St Andrews on 16th June 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

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In Flight..Well ...Not quite but a lovely view.
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 24th November 2014 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens
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In Flight
Taken at Port Seton on 16th February 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Lunch
Taken at Troon on 17th December 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Herring Gull.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Larus argentatus.
Charadriiformes.
Laridae.


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On the gound or on cliff edges when in a colony.
Omnivores, feed on rubbish tips, take small prey,
but have no preference for herrings, despite the name.
Adults in breeding plumage have a grey back and
upperwings and white head and underparts.
The wingtips are black with white spots known as "mirrors" .
The bill is yellow with a red spot and there is a ring of
bare yellow skin around the pale eye.
The legs are normally pink at all ages but can be yellowish.
Notes on Gull Identification
55-66 cm

138-150 cm
3 to 4 Dark blotched Olive


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