Got some shots of two of the Med Gulls that have been seen in recent days along the foreshore. With hundreds of pairs now nesting in the south east and a fair few in coastal Essex, this species will only become more regular.

A white winged adult - note the deep red drooping bill and dark red legs

A scaly, fawn headed juvenile but still showing that droopy be albeit black

A juvenile Black-headed Gull for comparison

All images by Jonathan Wasse

23-7-12

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