Having gatecrashed a couple of family groups busy feeding the gulls - I achieved more interesting photos than I could have hoped for, than when stalking the bird alone.
On the way home, I took a walk along Southsea sea-front between Clarence Pier and South Parade Pier. I was able to pick out a single kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla), and four mediterreanean gulls (Larus melanocephalus) - amongst a long and straggling roost of black-headed gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) just off shore between Clarence Pier and Southsea Castle.
I was delighted to find three little gull (Hydrocoloeus minutus) (2ad and 1w), hawking along the shoreline at Southsea Castle.
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