Yellow Legs

A short sequence today of the lesser black backed gull enjoying a dip in Falmer Pond, and showing off its distinctive yellow legs (possibly the easiest means of identifying this particular species of gull in the field).

Lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus) at Falmer Pond, East Sussex

Lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus) at Falmer Pond, East Sussex

Lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus) at Falmer Pond, East Sussex

Lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus) at Falmer Pond, East Sussex

Lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus) at Falmer Pond, East Sussex

Camera note: all shots taken with the Canon 7D and EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L USM IS lens.

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