Wednesday, 21 September 2011
|Note P10 still growing and with a small mirror. Impossible to see P9 here but that's still growing too|
|The Azorean type is at around 11 o'clock from the centre of the image. It's mantle is far darker than any Yellow-legged or Herring Gull, and yet paler than the surrounding Lesser BB's|
|It's big. And dark.|
So what do I need to nail it? Better views and lots more video! I guess I'll be back at Stewartby again tomorrow...
Thursday, 15 September 2011
Edit - so it would appear, thanks to local birders investigations, this is an escaped Yellow-breasted Tit. Close, but no Arctic cigar!