Herring Gull, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Sebastopol, Pontypool 10 August 2017
This herring gull (Larus argentatus) had snatched something small and black along with the weed on the roof, from the canal. As I "acquired my target", it gulped down what we suspect may have been a moorhen chick, and reared up, possibly to assist swallow…
Bardic Herring Gull, Gorsedd Circle, Bute Park, Cardiff 5 September 2016
A juvenile Bardic herring gull (Larus argentatus) perched on one of the stones of the Gorsedd Circle in Bute Park. The circle was erected in 1978 to mark the holding of the Welsh National Eisteddfod in the City in that year.
Barry Island Station, Station Approach Road, Barry Island 7 June 2016
Chimney pots, ridge tiles and the inevitable herring gull (Larus argentatus), on the roof of Barry Island Station. It is possible the ridge tiles are from Bristol/Bridgwater; in the 19th Century, ships taking coal from Barry Docks to the West Country load…