Gulls - Isle of May

July 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

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Of all the British gulls (ie commonly found - not including Iceland Gulls, Caspian Gulls, etc) I think the Kittiwake is the most handsome. 

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The Lesser-black backed gulls are the more common of the bully boys. I've seen then eat anything from song birds flying over the waves to live rabbits, not that they were alive for long. 

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The next generation is assured! 

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I wondering what the gull to the right is thinking? 

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This looks strange - I guess it must be strange light, no one else reported a Yellow-legged gull, so it has got to be 2 Lesser-black backed gulls.

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Kittiwake with nesting materials

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A rather posed Lesser-black backed gulls

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And other with the Stevenson lighthouse in the background 

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A Kittiwake on its' nest 

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Another Kittiwake standing on a ledge 

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Kittiwake pairs at their nests. 

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Kittiwake, Shag & Razorbill

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Juvenile Lesser-black backed gull about to eat a rabbit. I think the rabbit was still living at this point. 

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Lesser-black backed gull wing formation 

 

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