Maturing Herring Gulls are now changing into their summer plumages and this one photographed at Swanpool, Falmouth had an unmottled grey back indicating that this summer would be its third.
Herring Gulls have been attracted to shoals of Mackerel (Scomber scombrus) feeding on whitebait in Falmouth harbour in recent weeks. The gulls normally sit on the water in the midst of the feeding frenzy picking off any whitebait forced on … Read More
Some people will be relieved to see the juvenile Herring Gulls fledged, happy in the knowledge that it won’t be long before the protective parents will stop their dive-bombing attacks. This young Herring Gull, still showing some downy fluff around … Read More
I guess holidaymakers visiting this world famous art gallery may be forgiven for not noticing a Herring Gull with a blue leg standing on a lampost outside. It’s one of those photos that you take for no good reason other … Read More
Herring Gull were plundering food thrown for the ducks and geese by locals. The images show the three immature winter stages. The 2nd-winter had been watching too many Bowerbird movies, showing off a colourful leaf, but it was the 1st-winter … Read More
Common name: Herring Gull Latin name: Larus argentatus Family: Gulls (Laridae) This photo Location: The Knavocks near Godrevy Point (The National Trust), St Ives Bay, Cornwall Other photos Gallery: British Birds Related images: