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Sunday, November 24, 2013

Very Nice Gull Catch

With the weather turning that little bit colder, Chris, Phil and I took a very nice catch of 126 Herring Gulls in the garden this morning. Just as last year, our single November catch was comprised very largely of 1st Winter birds (60%), with only 20% being adult birds. What is perhaps more surprising is the very low retrap rate of  only 8%...and indication of just how many Herring Gulls are attracted to Guernsey in winter probably from South-Western England and North-Western France.
Herring Gull W1JC4

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