Yellow-Legged Gull ~ Majorca, Spain ~ Puerto Pollenca - 02.05.12

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

After the superb encounter with the Tawny Pipit at Son Real, we headed back to Puerto Pollenca for dinner.
Leaving the town towards Alcudia and at the penultimate round-about a farmer was ploughing and c.250 gull's with more dropping in continually, were feeding behind the plough ...
Most mainly adults, with the odd 3rd & 2nd year types.

I've never seen so many Yellow-legged Gull's gathered together before ...
In conversation with other birder's they were saying that these were ..

L. Argentatus - yellow legged type.

Now unless im missing the blatantly obvious all features point towards 

Yellow-Legged Gull
Larus michahellis

A couple of distant dodgy ones on the deck ...

Then another try for the Stone Curlew which were further away !!
We'll get 'em ..

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