22/02/2017, weather: mild, occasional blustery showers strong north westerly winds .
Birding can be a very unpredictable hobby, some days you can go out full of optimism and you can return home very deflated other days you can go out with no expectations and return home buzzing with excitement today was more like the latter,
With storm Doris fast approaching the winds have picked up in strength increasing the chance of a rarity or something unusual being blown in , Today it was something unusual in the shape of a Herring Gull (possibly Argenteus) with very pale yellow legs, possible reasons are hybridization , hormonal or maybe just a one
|Herring Gull (pale yellow legs)|
At Dove Point groyne the Greenshank was feeding in the gully along with a Little Egret,