The Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) is one of the main predators on the seabird breeding colony. This family stands proud at the top of the cliffs, with the chicks seeming to mimic the parents pose.
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Black backed gulls and chicks, Saltee Island, County Wexford, Ireland has been featured in the following groups:
The Celtic Realm 12th June 2011
LOVE THESE CREATURES 1st March 2013
Amazing Wildlife 9th March 2013