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Sunday, January 24, 2010

News of Guernsey Lesser Black-backed Gulls in Spain

News in from Stef Waasdorp and Joost Valkenburg that they have seen two 1st winter and two adult Lesser Black-backed Gulls from Guernsey around Portimao, Algarve, Portugal. These include Black 0.A9 ringed on Burhou, Alderney on 10 July 2009 (and originally seen at Portimao by Morten Helberg on 14 December 2009)

Black 0.A9 on Burhou 10 July 2009 photo CatherineVeron

Black 0.A9 Portimao Fish Port - 14 December 2009 - photo Morten Helberg

Also adult White 2.T3 ringed in our garden at Ty Coed, Guernsey on 31 May 2009, and seen on 31/12/09 by Nelson Fonseca and Stef Waasdorp at Portimao Fish Port and Ferragudo Beach, Algarve (respectively).

White 2.T3 Guernsey 31 May 2009 - photo Catherine Veron

2.T3 at Portimao 14 December 2009 - photo Nelson Fonseca

News in too from Daniel Lopez Velasco that White 4.V5 (1st winter from Burhou, Alderney) is still at Gijon Harbour, Asturias, Spain.

White 4.V5 on Burhou 10 July 2009 - photo Catherine Veron

White 4.V5 El Musel Harbour, Gijon - photo Pablo Fernández Pérez

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