Great Black Backed Gull – forty years ago in my nature notebooks

Forty years ago I spotted a Great Black Backed Gull and noted it down in my nature notebooks:

Great Black Backed Gull - The Hall of Einar - (c) David Bailey (not the)

Today I’m in Dartmouth in Devon and I spot one on the River Dart. It couldn’t be further from a rubbish tip:

Great Black Backed Gull - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

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