Gulls eat gulls

28th May 2008, Wednesday

Poor weather often sees an increase in gull chick mortality and today I saw a Black-headed Gull eating a small Mediterranean Gull chick…

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… and a Lesser Black-backed Gull eating a large Black-headed Gull chick.

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But there are plenty more still doing well and growing every day!

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Black-headed Gull chicks at about 10 days old.