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Thursday, 16 February 2012

Kumlien's & 10 Icelands at Reenard

Adult Kumlien's Gull, Reenard Pier, 16th February 2012 (Michael O'Clery). A bird which is towards the paler end of the spectrum, with only the three outer primaries showing dark colouration, confined to the outer webs.

One of ten Iceland Gulls present at Reenard Pier (and nearby Knightstown), 16th February 2012 (Michael O'Clery). There were four first-winters, two second winters and four adults, while another first-winter was also present at nearby Ballinskelligs Bay (Michael O'Clery).