Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)

The largest of the 'White winged' Gulls and images here of first winter birds seen locally in Shropshire. The primaries, especially when seen in flight are unmarked. The size, bill and other features make this a very recognisable gull.

Glaucous Gull 1st Winter Trench Pool 22 1 11 MG_4435

Glaucous Gull 1st Winter Trench Pool 22 1 11 100 iso MG_4435



Glaucous Gull 1st Winter Trench Pool 22 1 11 IMG_4433

Glaucous Gull 1st Winter Trench Pool 22 1 11 IMG_4433



Glaucous Gull 1st Winter side on Trench Pool 22 1 11 IMG_4453

Glaucous Gull 1st Winter side on Trench Pool 22 1 11 IMG_4453



Glaucous Gull 1st Winter head erect Trench Pool 22 1 11 IMG_4426

Glaucous Gull 1st Winter head erect Trench Pool 22 1 11 IMG_4426



Glaucous Gull 1st Winter wing stretch head down Trench Pool 22 1 11 IMG_4467

Glaucous Gull 1st Winter  wing stretch head down Trench Pool 22 1 11 IMG_4467



Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2882

Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2882



Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2884

Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2884



Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2895

Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2895



Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2904

Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2904



Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2836

Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2836



Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2854

Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2854



Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2874

Glaucous Gull 1st winter Priorslee lake 9 3 09 IMG_2874



Glaucous Gull 1st Winter Priorslee 4 2 09 IMG_1043

Glaucous Gull 1st Winter Priorslee 4 2 09 IMG_1043



Glaucous Gull 1st Winter Priorslee 4 2 09 IMG_1050

Glaucous Gull 1st Winter Priorslee 4 2 09 IMG_1050



Glaucous Gull 1st Winter flight Priorslee 4 2 09 Raw edit IMG_1002

Glaucous Gull 1st Winter flight Priorslee 4 2 09 Raw edit IMG_1002



Glaucous Gull 1st Winter flight Priorslee 4 2 09 IMG_1021

Glaucous Gull 1st Winter flight Priorslee 4 2 09  IMG_1021



Glaucous Gull 1st Winter flight Priorslee 4 2 09 IMG_1018

Glaucous Gull 1st Winter flight Priorslee 4 2 09  IMG_1018



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