Progression in Lesser Black-backed Gull chick growth – 20190614

We are monitoring the breeding success of some of our Lesser Black-backed Gulls by regularly checking their young. This gives a nice insight in how quick these chicks grow.

Here is the difference between week 1 (when they are just a few days old) and their size 7 days later.

All images were taken in the IJmuiden Forteiland colony, the Netherlands, June 2019.

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