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Saturday, 1 February 2014

Close Encounters of the GLAUCOUS GULL kind

With a flood of severe storms originating from Greenland, Canada and NE North America, the UK and Ireland have enjoyed a bumper (and rather unusual in terms of modern times) influx of GLAUCOUS GULLS, predominantly juvenile but also involving a healthy crop of adults. Today, I was in the fortunate position to come face-to-face with a juvenile on Dungeness Beach (Kent) and in extremely inclement weather conditions (gale force winds), I was able to get up close and personal..........