I couldn't make up my mind what this was, my thinking is a juvenile blackbird but not sure.
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 Stephen65:
That yellowhammer is literally saying "ermmm... Why are you not photographing me?" :)
I couldn't see any parents about with that one, just a female blackbird feeding a little bit away.
Here is one of the sleeker ones from just over a week ago.
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