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Gull flying over the harbour

featured in Amazing Wildlife 3rd March 2012

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  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldabout 2 years ago

    Nicely caught,Lynn,this is a Pacific gull,you can tell by the red tip on its beak!!

  • I didn’t know that , thanks xx

    – lynn carter

  • jonshort58
    jonshort58about 2 years ago

    Nice catch, but it’s a Herring Gull, if it wasa Pacific he’d be a long way from home!

  • Thank you Jon xx

    – lynn carter

  • Poete100
    Poete100about 2 years ago

    What a great capture… wow..xx

  • thanks Lorraine xx

    – lynn carter

  • Country  Pursuits
    Country Pursuitsabout 2 years ago

    Nice sharp capture Lynn. Further to the debate above, it’s a herring gull, and the red tip on the beak is for the chicks to peck at when they want food which the parents regurgitate. It acts as a marker for them.

  • Yes l’ve heard that about red mark on their beak, amazing isn’t it xx

    – lynn carter

  • Susie Peek
    Susie Peekabout 2 years ago

    Great action capture Sis xxx

  • thanks Sis xxxxxxxxxxx

    – lynn carter

  • Ana Belaj
    Ana Belajabout 2 years ago

    Wow! Perfect in all aspect!

  • thank you Ana xx

    – lynn carter

  • Roy  Massicks
    Roy Massicksabout 2 years ago

    Perfect timing Lynn – I always seem to have too slow a shutter speed when I try these.

  • me too, l think he flew into my shot, lucky for me xx

    – lynn carter

  • Sue Ratcliffe
    Sue Ratcliffeabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations! Featured Mar 03 2012. Great image!!!

  • thank you very much xx

    – lynn carter

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 2 years ago

  • thank you Ray xx

    – lynn carter

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldabout 2 years ago

    Oops! sorry i should have looked more closely,Lynn,the Pacific gull’s beak is bigger and the red covers the whole tip of the beak,cheers!!

  • Thats okay xx

    – lynn carter

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