Luck seemed to be changing though. I ventured over to St Gothians and found a second year Iceland. I better not say 2nd winter now as the gull police will shoot me down. This bird was sporting a pale iris, grey mantle and losing quite a lot of the coffee brown colours of a juv. I moved on from the island area and found a Little Ringed Plover at the western end of the reserve. It soon flushed and spent a lot of the time flying around calling. There was also a decent fall of a dozen Pied Wags.
|Iceland Gull at St Gothians|
|Record shot of Bonaparte's Gull at Helston|
|Purple Sandpiper at Penzance|