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Friday, 26 February 2016

Glaucous Gull CBWR (27th update)

The first year Glaucous Gull found by Graham Smith at midday was on the edge of the wetland reserve and further out in the Bay until at least 14:00.

Three distant shots for the record:

Closer views on Saturday morning (27th) from Llwyn Passat so a couple of shots for better comparison with the Knap bird.

1 comment:

Mike Powell said...

DRWG & myself saw the bird in the middle of the bay up to c15.00. Views not great but the photo's by PH do seem to suggest it is the Knap & latterly the Aberthaw bird.