This appeared in my garden this morning and I was wondering what is it?
Our herring gulls are red listed birds. Think about that the next time you hear some flaming idiot calling for a cull of them.
Are you close to the coast ? Looks like a juvenile Gannet but wait for other more expert opinions on this one.
x-post with Clare
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
Try contacting a wildlife rescue centre via this form; The menu for species will have Seabirds so highlight that and add your location; as Clare says do not approach the bird but monitor it from a distance until you can get advice from the professionals. Good luck and let us know how you get on.
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