The Silver Gull has a white head, tail and underparts, with a light grey back and black-tipped wings. In adult birds the bill, legs and eye-ring are bright orange-red.
The most common call is a harsh ‘kwee-aarr’.
Canon 50D, 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS

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Many thanks for checking out my photos, please feel free to give feedback! My wanderings in nature and observations of birds, particularly raptors, is what gives me great joy and constantly reminds me of the beauty and strength of life. My favourites are raptors, I love their freedom, grace, ruthlessness, pride, adaptability and flexibility and I learn much about parenting, protection and blind faith from them.
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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture

  • Many thanks Larrry!

    – byronbackyard

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alabout 3 years ago

    A beautiful shot Deb.

  • Many thanks Al, not many shots at all lately, good or bad, the weather is awful!

    – byronbackyard

  • naturelover
    natureloverabout 3 years ago

    Stunning shot Deb

  • Many thanks Naturelover!

    – byronbackyard

  • vette
    vetteabout 3 years ago

    WOW what an amazing capture. Well done. Susan

  • Many thanks for your kind comment Susan!

    – byronbackyard

  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesabout 3 years ago

    Great shot and processing Debs.

  • Many thanks Mark, such lousy weather, I’m really missing getting out with my camera!

    – byronbackyard

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • swaby
    swabyabout 3 years ago

    I love Gull shots, Deb this is excellent! Nice detail and love those wings!

  • Many thanks Tina!

    – byronbackyard

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 3 years ago

    A wonderful capture!!

  • Many thanks Lorilee, they’re few and far between at the moment, awful weather!

    – byronbackyard

  • David Friederich
    David Friederichabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful comp on this photo, Deb. Your work is always inspiring to me.

  • Many thanks David for your very kind comment … I think it hardly compares with yours!

    – byronbackyard

  • Rainy
    Rainyabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations! Your artwork has been featured in the
    Nature’s Wonders group.!!

  • Many thanks Rainy, very happy making & a nice present on xmas eve!

    – byronbackyard

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