……And a not so long distance Herring Gull! I have just got the result back of a Lesser Black Backed Gull I found with a ring on at Hayle in March 2014. Images Below:

LBB Gull, Hayle estuary, March 24th 2014 (note blue ring on leg)

This bird was ringed as Full-grown (4+ years) at Sandgerði, Iceland on 12th May 2013. It had travelled 1846km to Hayle estuary since being ringed 316 days earlier.

However, the Herring Gull below, that I photographed in January at Helston, had only travelled from Falmouth. About 8 miles.

Short distance Herring Gull. Ringed in Falmouth!

 

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