Wednesday, 24 December 2008

the feeding of the 40000

finished work at 10:30 and called in at moore nr.
only spent a few hours,40000 gulls feeding on arpley tip was a fantastic sight,as there is no tip in halifax.
manage to see both iceland gull and glaucous gull both first winters,and for once close up and in good light.
for anyone who likes gulls it is well worth a visit

glaucous gull

iceland gull

quiz id all the gulls!

more photos on my zenfolio site

and have a good Christmas


East Ayton Birding said...

Seem to be on a bit of a roll at the moment Darrell.

Stewart said...

And you too Darrell...

Warren Baker said...

Darrell is that 40 thousand gulls! bloody hell, did you check them individually !

darrell j prest said...

yes 40000 gulls! no typo.
and no!
THE best place in the uk to see large gulls.

zooms said...

Belated Season's Greetings D, black headed gull, bottom left.