Here in Ipswich, we have quite a celebrity - called Mabel (though this is probably Mabel's chick, as she's been around more than 10 years!).
She usually sits in an owl shaped hole right at the top of an ancient oak tree, but this afternoon decided to take advantage of a still, mildish day to take the air, albeit asleep!
Our herring gulls are red listed birds. Think about that the next time you hear some flaming idiot calling for a cull of them.
In reply to Clare:
Nice capture Karen.
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Here is Mabel Junior's usual roosting spot, a foot or so from her Spring sunshine branch!
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