01.12.20 & Black-headed Gulls at Tatton Park 27.11.20.

Little Egret shares the scrape with a fine male Merlin at Pickerings Pasture. Also a Common Sandpiper and misty views of Weston Point.

Hybrid Greylag x Canada Goose.
Blue ringed 2F55

Black-headed Gull

  EY26556       N  7   19/01/13  KB  Knutsford, Cheshire

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                06/06/13                                Ryders Mere, Clayhanger, West Midlands (79 km, SSE, 138 days)

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                01/12/13                                Knutsford, Cheshire (316 days)

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                11/03/14                                Ryders Mere, Clayhanger, West Midlands (79 km, SSE, 1 yr 51days)

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                13/03/14                                Ryders Mere, Clayhanger, West Midlands (79 km, SSE, 1 yr 53days)

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                03/01/17                                Knutsford, Cheshire (3 yrs 350days)

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                28/01/18                                Knutsford, Cheshire (5 yrs 9days)

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                11/12/18                                Knutsford, Cheshire (5 yrs 326days)

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (R)                                13/10/19                                Knutsford, Cheshire (6 yrs 267days)

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                13/01/20                                Knutsford, Cheshire (6 yrs 359days)

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                27/11/20                                Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire (2 km, NNW, 7 yrs 313days).

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Recapture History of Blue 2F60

Black-headed Gull

  EY26561       N  6   19/01/13  CRH  Knutsford, Cheshire

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                17/03/13                                Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands (518 km, E, 57 days)

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                19/03/13                                Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands (518 km, E, 59 days)

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                08/04/13                                Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands (518 km, E, 79 days)

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                06/03/14                                Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands (518 km, E, 1 yr 46days)

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                07/03/14                                Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands (518 km, E, 1 yr 47days)

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                10/03/14                                Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands (518 km, E, 1 yr 50days)

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                11/03/14                                Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands (518 km, E, 1 yr 51days)

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                12/03/14                                Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands (518 km, E, 1 yr 52days)

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                15/03/14                                Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands (518 km, E, 1 yr 55days)

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                16/03/14                                Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands (518 km, E, 1 yr 56days)

                                S                                6                                 Sighted (NR)                                18/03/14                                Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands (518 km, E, 1 yr 58days)

                                S                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                05/04/14                                Alexandra Park, Muswell Hill, London, Greater London (242 km, SE,

                                1 yr 76days)

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                24/09/16                                Knutsford, Cheshire (3 yrs 249days)

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                28/11/16                                Knutsford, Cheshire (3 yrs 314days)

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                20/01/20                                Knutsford, Cheshire (7 yrs 1day)

                                S                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                22/03/20                                Kaunas – Dainava, Lithuania, Lithuania (1725 km, E, 7 yrs 63days)

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                27/11/20                                Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire (2 km, NNW, 7 yrs 313days).

Recapture History of 2F94

Black-headed Gull

  EY26595       N  5   24/02/13  CRH  Knutsford, Cheshire

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                06/12/13                                Knutsford, Cheshire (285 days)

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                28/01/18                                Knutsford, Cheshire (4 yrs 338days)

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                19/02/20                                Knutsford, Cheshire (6 yrs 360days)                 O                4                 Sighted (NR)        27/11/20                Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire (2 km, NNW, 7 yrs 277days).

Recapture History 2T36

Black-headed Gull

  EA65589       N  6   21/02/20  KB  Redesmere, Siddington, Cheshire

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                27/11/20                                Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire (14 km, NW, 280 days)

Recapture History 2V01

Black-headed Gull

  EA06958       N  4   06/02/20  Knutsford, Cheshire

                                O                                4                                 Sighted (NR)                                27/11/20                                Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire (2 km, NNW, 295 days).

Thanks to Scott Petrek for the history details of these birds.

All images and video by WSM.