A 1st winter Common Gull at Bellegreve bay (on the island's east coast) was my first of the year in Guernsey.
1st Winter Common Gull - Bellegreve Bay - PKV
At lunchtime Catherine and I shared our sandwiches with a few Herring Gulls at La Vallette, on the southern edge of St Peter Port.
Feeding Herring Gulls - Catherine Veron
Herring Gull - the island of Sark in the background - Catherine Veron
Two reports in today of Lesser Black-backed Gulls ringed as chicks on Burhou, Alderney on 10 July 2009. Black 0.R0 was seen by Gabriel Martín at Alcazar de San Juan Landfill, Cuidad Real, Spain on 06/02/10. This gull had been seen on autumn migration at Esmelle Beach,, A Coruna, Spain on 31/08/09 and 01/09/09 by Paco Veiga and Antonio Gutierrez.
LBBG Black 0.R0 Esmelle Beach, Spain on 01/09/09- Antonio Gutierrez
Black 0.R3 was seen at Agrelo Beach, Bueu, Pontevedra, Spain on 10/02/10 (Antonio Fernández Cordeiro).