A web site dedicated to gulls in North East Scotland and beyond
Thursday 18 December 2008
A selection of 1 cy Thayer's Gulls, Half Moon Bay, California, 14 Dec 28
This post shows a selection of subtly different Thayer's Gulls. Some show the accepted phenotypic characters of this taxon, but others (e.g. the second bird) would be rather difficult to identify with 100% confidence out of range.
I live close to the village of Newburgh in North-east Scotland. My local birding patch is the Ythan estuary and, especially in the winter months, Peterhead. Nowadays most of my birding time is spent gull watching.
This web site is really just a way to make my pictures useful in some way, rather than having them sitting unused on my computer. I hope you find them interesting, useful and stimulating. Most pictures are gulls, but there are some other birds dotted around - please browse through the older posts...