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Friday, 21 March 2014

Bonaparte's Gull - Cardiff Bay

The adult Bonaparte's Gull showing well amongst 500+ Black-headed Gulls in the middle of the Bay 10.45 - 11.30 at least, viewable from the promenade behind Bellway flats tower and from the Ice Rink. Also, Little Gull (2nd cal-yr), and c.30 Sand Martins.

1 comment:

Neil Donaghy said...

Bird still present today at 08.45 from Penarth Marina side of bay towards St David's Hotel. Bird is still pretty much in non breeding plumage with just a black spot behind the eye and the merest trace of a hood. Little Gull, 12 Turnstone & 200 Sand Martins also present.