Sunday, 6 February 2011

For the gull lovers

Larid (Russell F Spencer)

Herring or Yellow-legged Gull?

Photo taken in Hull, Yorkshire yesterday.

2 comments:

Neil Spiers said...

After the wee Twitter conversation regarding this one mate am siding more towards Yellow Legged but band seems solid black and not just the edge.... difficult one

Earl Gray or Dave for short! said...

Hi David, looks like a GBB Gull to me, look at the pale windows on the inner primaries!(check pg 190 in the 2nd edition of the Collins guide for an example). Hope this helps?
Dave.