A newbie question i'm sure but would I be correct is saying this is a HErring Gull in its winter plummage. Thanks
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In reply to Paul A:
Thanks for the answer Paul.
I took the photo in the grounds of Belfast City Hall this morning. The gulls have mostly gone from the city apart from a few adults and I thought it was a bit late in the year.
All the young once fldeged migrated to the Lagan were they gathered in four or five large groups over July/August before moving on. (see photos below)
Im still trying to tell the difference. For instance I thought this photo was of a Herring Gull but now believe it may be a yellow-legged gull..
Young birds gathering on the Lagan 25 July.
Gathering on the Lagan 23 August
A few of my own photos here
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