Saturday 24 July 2021

Exmouth Beach YLG

A very lovely and extremely approachable juvenile Yellow-legged Gull on the beach this morning. A very pleasant hour or so, spent scanning the beach and offshore, produced 21 Sanderling, 2 Dunlin, 7+ Mediterranean Gulls, 4 Common Scoter, 7 Common Terns, 1 Whimbrel and 7+ Sandwich Terns.
Yesterday - at least 30 Whimbrel off Mudbank.

Second-summer Mediterranean Gull.

Juvenile Mediterranean Gull. At least three on the beach with a second-summer this morning. A further 3+ Meds offshore.

One of two Dunlin on the beach this morning.


Juvenile Mediterranean Gull.


  1. Thanks Mike - nice to have some birds to photograph! All the best. Matt