December 21st 2011.
An Iceland Gull in Preston 7 years ago today.
This was a lifer at the time (although it seems to have been lumped with Kumelins and Thayers Gull seubsequently and I've seen the latter in Japan).
Note it's on ice: the usually mild NW of England was in the middle of a very nasty cold spell at the time. This was at Preston Marina, a pace which normally doesn't freeze over in winter at all AFAIK.
Thayer's Gull was always a mystery to me.ReplyDelete
It's got so complicated they should offer gull ID as a degree course somewhereDelete