Alan Dalton post's birding diaries and original artwork from Sweden. Established in 2006, this now long running blog is now a complete overview of my birding experiences. As an artist I greatly enjoy sketching birds in the field and you will find a wide selection of that work here, from fieldwork to finished paintings. I am very passionate about my artwork and try to depict birds in their natural habitat, as I see them in the wild. My artwork is for sale and can be viewed at http://www.alandalton.net/
As regards to my photography, since 2008 I have used a Nikon D90 DSLR camera coupled with a Sigma 150-500mm OS lens for since March 2012 for bird photography, all previous images being digiscoped. Regarding sound recording, I have been usung a Telinga Stereo Dat Mic and parabol to record birds in the field, coupled to a Marrantz 661 digital recorder, a superb piece of kit. Interest in butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies has recently seen the accquisition of a Sigma 150mm macro lens. I hope you enjoy the blog and please feel free to leave comments or contact me at alandltn@gmail.com

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Lesser Black Backed Gull Graellsii/Intermedius; Skeppsbron; 14th September 2010

The bird on land...


The bird at rest on the water..


A direct comparison with fuscus...


Primaries 6/7 can be seen growing out here in this shot of the bird in flight, the new feathers both mirrored...



Images here of the Graellsii/Intermedius Lesser Black Backed Gull from Skeppsbron, the bird present today after an absence of some weeks. The birds moult continues...

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