Herring Gull
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Going aff it's heid.
Taken at Strathclyde Park on 9th of March 2015 using
Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.




 

Going aff it's heid.
Taken at Port Seton on 16th October 2016 using
Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 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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First Summer
Taken at Stevenston on 1st October 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Second Summer

First Winter
Taken at Saltcoats on 1st October 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Second Winter
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 17th February 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Third Winter
Taken at Musselburgh on 27th July 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile in Flight
Taken at Musselburgh on 10th February 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 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 on Oban to Islay ferry on 8th July 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Lunch
Taken
at Pow Burn on 5th February 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Herring Gull.
Species:
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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.
55-66 cm
138-150 cm
3 to 4 Dark blotched Olive


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