As I discovered the group of Slender Billed Gulls right beside the road, I was sure …
… that they would be chased away with the presence of the car. But nothing like that, they weren't impressed at all, so I was able …
… to admire their elegant beauty calmly:
Amongst the Slender Billed Gulls there was also one Black-headed Gull (on the right side in the picture) and this one …
… had taken it in its head to expel all the Slender Billed Gulls:
But they just undeterred continued foraging
And these terrific dive sessions gave me the opportunity to read some of the ring numbers:
581 is ready for diving:
This is skill!
And here he turns up again:
"Didn't I give a perfect performance?" 581 seems to be highly pleased with itself and I can only applause. It was so much fun to be able to watch these beautiful birds for such a long time. The ring numbergs I'll report to the EBD.
The next chapter will bring us to the Wadden Sea of Montijo, where, to my big delight, I was able to watch Bar-tailed Godwits and Whimbrels